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Vampire Bats: Myths and Reality

Vampire bats are some of the most hyped up creatures in the animal kingdom. Many assumptions associated with the creature are derived from vampire movies and fictional literature. Somehow, many of us have been led to believe in world domination plan of vampire bats. They are scary creatures indeed, but not in the ways you might think. Want to distinguish fiction from reality? We, at pestwiki.com, are going to debunk some myths and uncover some realities about vampire bats.

Myth: They are Everywhere

They are not everywhere. The preferred habitats are tropical and subtropical regions. From more than 1300 species of bats, only 3 species of vampire bats exist and they are mostly found in South America. Only 1 species out of 3 is dependent on mammals’ blood. If you are not a resident of those regions, then you may never encounter them. read more

parenting

Importance of Family Environment and how to create positive home environment

“The family is profoundly vital to the developmental, emotional and cognitive increase of a child,” says Tamara Gold, a New York psychotherapist and parenting coach.

“A child will study about relationships, manners, self-esteem, worth and loyalty, all via observing and taking part in family.”Because children’s lives are established at the beginning within their families, the family environment becomes the main agent of socialization. The household environment

“Involves the circumstances and social climate conditions inside families”. Since every household is made up of exceptional individuals in a different setting, every family surroundings is unique. The environments can vary in many ways for the perfect growth of children. read more

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Top 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE FAMILY’S HEALTH

A strong family means a strong generation. That is the reason why a good health of a family in every way is considered important. This not only means physical health but a person should be mentally, spiritually and emotionally strong as well to live the life in a balanced way.

Here you’ll find the top ways to improve your family’s health.

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Eliminating cysts in the ovaries from home

The rupture of an ovarian cyst is an important difficulty for that if not properly managed could induce a lot of discomforts and also in some cases also a fatality. Some of these symptoms include swelling of the abdomen; pain in the lower back, pelvis as well as behind the upper legs; discomfort during menstruation, as well as during sexual intercourse; weight gain; the sweetness of the chest; unusual bleeding and also problems urinating.

Other negative effects consist of abnormal hair development (face as well as hair on the physical body), infertility (as some cysts are formed by the egg falling short to lower the fallopian tubes from the ovary, as well as ending as well as cysts themselves) ), nausea, rib discomfort, swelling, migraines or even strange marks under the skin that look like bruises. read more

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All You Need to Know About Mosquitoes

Majority of the people when they hear of mosquitoes, their minds rings an alarm of malaria, but are you aware there are other diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes? Are you aware that not all mosquitoes are disease carriers and transmitters? Well, we shall get an answer to these and more contentious issues about mosquitoes shortly.

Mosquitoes are pests belonging to a class of insecta and Culicidae family. There are more than 3500 species of mosquitoes.  They live in different habitats both in water and on dry land. Some of these adaptations keep mosquitoes away from humans or bring them closer.

For example, some of the mosquitoes that require salty waters and marshy environments to thrive live in the wild and are not a big threat to humans. On the other hand, those that rely on fresh water to lay their eggs on and thrive like the Anopheles are the ones people try to deal with on daily basis in their homes. However, Aedes also pose a serious threat to humans. read more