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What cockroaches cannot tolerate

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Since the advent of antiquity, our planet has been inhabited by a variety of insects and parasites, among which bedbugs and cockroaches are especially active and tenacious. These insects represent a source of many problems for humans.

Most often, cockroaches do not appear in a house as a single occurrence. They bring their relatives with them and attract additional individuals of their species with their excrement.

Also, detecting a cockroach is not always easy, which creates a number of difficulties when combating their population. Cockroaches are active mainly at night, which allows them to stay in houses and apartments for a long time.

Moreover, cockroaches are carriers of dangerous diseases that cannot always be easily treated. Their free access to human food and water can lead to the development of dysentery.

Harm to health

The appearance of even one small cockroach in an apartment can be the beginning of a problem, since it is followed by an invasion of a large population, leading to their reproduction and growth in the house.

One of the main negative aspects when cockroaches appear is nervous tension and anxiety. For many people, even the sight of a photograph of this parasite evokes negative emotions, and the very fact of waiting for a possible meeting with them causes constant anxiety.

In Russia you can find various types of cockroaches, and not all of them live in houses. The most common are black cockroaches, American cockroaches and Prussian cockroaches, which can cause many health problems.

The presence of cockroaches in the house can lead to the following consequences:

  1. Damage to property. They often chew on the backs of furniture, walls, wallpaper, floors and even electrical wiring.
  2. Allergic reactions. Their mouths are designed to easily bite through various materials, which can cause an allergic reaction with symptoms such as redness, itching, swelling and asthma.
  3. Spread of diseases. Cockroaches living in unsanitary conditions can carry various bacteria and cause diseases such as typhoid, plague, dysentery, infections and nervous system disorders. In addition, they can bite a person in search of food, accelerating the penetration of bacteria into the blood.

Ways to control cockroaches

Having imagined what diseases cockroaches carry, you can decide to try to get rid of the parasites yourself, using various methods and chemicals.

Effective pest control requires a comprehensive approach that includes the following steps:

  1. Covering all possible places for cockroaches to move, including sealing cracks in baseboards, floors and walls.
  2. Seal all ventilation openings in the house using special grilles and mesh to prevent the entry of cockroaches, bedbugs and other small insects.
  3. Carrying out general cleaning of the premises, eliminating places with food remains, providing access to water and eliminating accumulations of dirt, which will help get rid of attractive places for parasites.
  4. The use of chemicals and traps to combat the existing population of cockroaches, ensuring their destruction and scaring away from the apartment.

If you decide to overcome this problem in your apartment yourself, be prepared to invest a lot of time and effort.

IKBFU expert Natalya Kudikina on the benefits of cockroaches

Press service of the leading Russian university, IKBFU. I. Kanta, conducted an analysis of the issue of cockroaches, trying to consider not only their harm, but also the positive aspects in their interaction with the world.

Candidate of Biological Sciences Natalya Kudikina noted that, despite the fact that cockroaches can be carriers of diseases and cause harm to humans, they also play an important role in the food chain, contributing to the development of plants and maintaining balance in nature.

Cockroaches can provide significant ecosystem benefits by helping to balance processes and food chains. However, despite these positive aspects, people who find cockroaches in their homes still seek to exterminate them in order to protect their families.

To more effectively control cockroaches in apartments and houses, it is recommended to seek help from professionals who, using modern methods, will quickly and effectively solve the problem with these insects.

Important information about cockroaches in the apartment

The presence of small insects in the home can affect your health and mental state. Despite some usefulness of cockroaches in nature, according to Natalya Kudikina, finding them in the house requires taking action.

It is important to remember that cockroaches are carriers of various viruses and bacteria, which pose a danger, especially for an active and healthy lifestyle.

To finally solve the problem of cockroaches in the house, it is recommended to contact professionals who will effectively deal with any insect population using modern methods in the shortest possible time.

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What diseases can cockroaches transmit?

Cockroaches in Russia are carriers of various infections, which can have a negative impact on a person’s mental state. Even just seeing a photograph of these insects causes fear and anxiety for many, and being constantly surrounded by cockroaches can have an impact on your health. Cockroaches carry viruses and bacteria that can lead to the spread of diseases such as typhoid, plague, urogenital infections and others.

What are the dangers of living together with cockroaches?

Cockroaches, bedbugs and other small parasites that live in houses and apartments move from one place to another in search of food, while carrying dangerous bacteria on their paws. They can also carry viruses, increasing the risk of epidemics.

Why shouldn't you squash cockroaches?

Cockroaches, like bedbugs, have active protection against external threats. Attempting to squash a cockroach can cause an unpleasant odor and release toxic substances. While this will not cause serious illness, it may attract other insects.

Is it possible to eat food that has a cockroach on it?

It is not recommended to eat food on which cockroaches have been, as they can carry various bacteria and viruses, which can negatively affect your health.

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