The reasons why someone begins hoarding aren't fully understood. For example, someone with mobility problems may be physically unable to clear the huge amounts of clutter they have acquired.
People with learning disabilities or people developing dementia may be unable to categorise and dispose of items.
AMIR Khan's wife Faryal Makhdoom showed off her lavish 26th birthday celebration in a series of Snapchat posts.
The boxer's glamorous other half celebrated in style in Dubai with her husband and close pals.
Mental health problems associated with hoarding include: Many people who hoard have strongly held beliefs related to acquiring and discarding things, such as: "I may need this someday" or "If I buy this, it will make me happy".
Others may be struggling to cope with a stressful life event, such as the death of a loved one (bereavement).
Many people collect items such as books or stamps and this isn’t considered a problem.
The difference between a "hoard" and a "collection" is how these items are organised.
A source told The Sun: “Not many women would stand by their other half after one accusation of an affair – but Faryal’s faced 12 rounds of humiliation and still stood by Amir.
“However his behaviour has come at a price and in a desperate bid to save their marriage Faryal has been desperate for both of them to commit their love to each other.
Faryal, who had predominantly kept a low profile during her marriage to Amir, hit headlines after accusing her husband's family of "bullying" her in a string of Snapchat posts.
She was also embroiled in his sex tape scandal and had to deal with claims the couple snubbed Amir’s brother’s wedding.
Someone who has a hoarding disorder may typically: Hoarding can start as early as the teenage years and gets more noticeable with age.