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Allergies to dust? No, the culprit is dust mites!

Allergies to dust? No, the culprit is dust mites! Up to 80% of people with asthma bothers allergens that contains the droppings of dust mites, pollen grains or mold spores that are found in the dust. And so it is actually a term allergy to dust somewhat inaccurate.

Conflict of Terms

Mites are for allergy sufferers and asthmatics great danger. They are the most common cause of hypersensitivity, which used to be called " allergy to household dust. " O nothing like that in reality it is not - the real cause of the allergens that are present in the feces of the mites, namely proteins. These proteins attack the airways and causes the typical symptoms such as rhinitis , asthma or atopic dermatitis.

They live in your mattress

House dust mites are everywhere in your home, but do not see it. They thrive in moist and warm environment - the most favorable for them in the humidity range of 70-80%. However, to grow, they suffice even 60%. Therefore, it is found mainly in mattresses, pillows and the like. When you sleep at night, getting rid of the dead skin cells. If you fall into the mattress or pillows, moisture from your body attracts mites on dead skin cells alive.

How to get rid of mites

Vacuum and wash more often. If you can, replace the carpet or laminate floor tiles. According to experts, such households have up to 90% less dust than households with carpet.
Get rid of the classic duvets, carpets and curtains, from which the pigs.
Get your special mattresses and bed linen, which prevent the growth of dust mites.
When you wash, then a minimum of 60 degrees Celsius, otherwise get rid of allergens.
In case you are in an apartment damp, guard, if anyone does not form molds.
Ventilate often, especially in winter.
Mites like temperature around 18-24 degrees Celsius. Try to avoid that the bedroom is not greater than 18 degrees.
Children's plush toys regularly wash or pay at least 1 month in the freezer × y, and at least 8 hours.


Source: No alergie.cz



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