When does hoarding become disabling and dangerous?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Hoarding becomes disabling and dangerous when it escalates to the point where it has serious personal, relational, and health consequences. People who live in a hoarded household are at risk for injury due to cluttered pathways, disease from overgrowth of bacteria and mold, breathing problems from massive amounts of dust, not to mention contact with insects and vermin.
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