If you suffer from allergies at home caused by indoor allergens (e.g., dust mites, pet dander or hair, or mold), you should strive to reduce your exposure to these allergens. You can prevent allergy symptoms from manifesting themselves with lifestyle changes, hygiene habits or products against household allergies.
Here are a few helpful tips to help you improve indoor air quality in your home.
The most common allergens present in your house are:
Here are some advice to help decrease this pollution in your home:
It is important to remember that resistance to allergies differ from one person to another. However, studies show that in general, young children, teenagers, seniors and pregnant women are more vulnerable. Certain aggravating factors can complicate things especially if you suffer from a respiratory allergy. Some aggravating factors are:
These factors can make certain respiratory diseases such as asthma and rhinitis even worse, or cause allergic reactions (skin reaction and otherwise), such as:
This is why it is incredibly important to reduce exposure to these allergens and factors.
These steps can go a long way to improving your quality of life. Give them a try! Your pharmacist can provide advice on allergy-relief products. Do not hesitate to discuss your situation.
These steps can go a long way to improving your quality of life. Give them a try!
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