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Flea Bites: The Symptoms And Immediate Treatments

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Flea Bites: The Symptoms And Immediate Treatments

Fleas bite millions of people each day, inflicting itchy swollen welts that can make anyone very uncomfortable. Sometimes, you make a mistake of identifying these bites and assume that they are mosquito or ant bites. When you wrongly identify these bites, you end up mistreating the bites and sometimes make it difficult to prevent such…

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What to Do If a Rat Bites You

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What to Do If a Rat Bites You

Rats are very common pests. They can be found anywhere, and as long as there are ample supplies of both water and food, they can make anything their home. Because rats are known carriers of diseases, it’s important that you get rid of them and control their population. You don’t want them scurrying around your…

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The Truth About DEET

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The Truth About DEET

Many people use commercial insect repellents to protect themselves from the annoyance of insect bites and to help stop the transmission of insect-borne diseases like the West Nile Virus and Lyme disease. Most of these repellents contain an active ingredient known as N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, more commonly referred to as DEET. In the past few years, DEET…

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4 Common Insect Bites And Stings: Symptoms And Treatments

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4 Common Insect Bites And Stings: Symptoms And Treatments

When you find your child stung or bitten by insects in your garden or inside your home, the first thing that may come to mind is that an infestation may be present and that you need to treat the wound sustained. But do you know what type of insect has bitten or stung your child?…

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Ways to Treat Bed Bug Bites

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Ways to Treat Bed Bug Bites

Most people who have been the victim of bed bug bites know that the result can be an itchy red rash on the skin. While there is no real health concern normally associated with bed bug bites, the rash can remain for several days or weeks, adding to stress levels. There is also the possibility…

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Protect Your Child From Insect Bites and Stings

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Protect Your Child From Insect Bites and Stings

Insect bites and stings are quite common, especially during the summer. These bites often result in swelling and redness in the injured area. Insect bites and stings can also cause severe allergic reaction which can be life-threatening. A child’s reaction to an insect bite or sting will depend on their sensitivity to a particular insect,…

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Your Child’s Well Being

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Your Child's Well Being

One of the biggest stresses for parents is the fear of their child becoming sick or hurt. For parents, one of the purposed of life is to maintain the wellbeing of their children.  Parents assume their child must go to the doctor right away if they are sick or injured. Don’t always assume your child…

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4 Home Remedies To Kill Bed Bugs

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4 Home Remedies To Kill Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are blood-sucking insects that feed on humans and other mammals. These insects can be found in dark and dry places like cracks in the walls, furniture, and stairs. They can also be found in carpets and your bed. This insect is nocturnal so they are more active at nighttime. While you are sleeping…

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Are Bedbugs Considered a Health Risk?

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Are Bedbugs Considered a Health Risk?

Bedbugs are considered as parasitic creatures that live off on its host’s blood. They gorge themselves on blood and cause itchy bumps. Bedbug infestation may be a very common problem. However, it is fast becoming an alarming one, particularly since there are an increasing number of homeowners reporting bedbug infestation. This raises then the question…

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