Health Tip: Prevent Dust Allergy Symptoms01/29/14
(HealthDay News) -- Dust is among the most common causes of
allergy symptoms. And no matter how clean you are, dust shares your
But don't despair. The American College of Allergy, Asthma &
Immunology says there are things you can do to minimize
- Keep your bedroom as clean and dust-free as possible.
- Pet dander contributes to dust. If your allergy is severe
enough, consider finding a new home for Fido or Fluffy.
- Encase pillows and mattresses with zip-up protective
- If your allergist recommends it, install a dehumidifier and
limit the amount of carpeting in your home.
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