What to do if you have the allergy to house dust?

Allergies can manifest itself constant nasal congestion and severe eye irritation. How to get rid of the discomfort, if the cause of the reaction is household dust from which the hostess was nowhere to hide?

The strongest allergens in the home

Note that the most common cause allergies They are to dust mites. They multiply rapidly in places that are different heat and humidity. These sources of our problems are selected for their life cushions, mattresses, curtains, upholstery and other similar places.

In second place among the allergens doctors put a fungus (or mold).

Because the fungus has a porous structure, its spores spread by air and easily inhaled by man.

Also do not forget about the fur of pets, as well as the feces of birds (eg, parrots) which are dusty when dry.

Symptoms of an allergy to dust:

  1. Redness and itching of the eyes,
  2. Nasal congestion, runny nose, itching and sneezing,
  3. Cough, shortness of breath, chest tightness.

Treatment of allergy to dust

Endure constant discomfort is not necessary, because modern medicine has long been thought up a way to escape from allergies.

You can help antihistamines and drugs for edema, if worried about nasal congestion.

If the local media do not help, your doctor will ask you to undergo immunotherapy aimed at addressing the most allergic reactions to house dust.

In any case, do not forget about preventive measures.

Reduce the number of carpets in the house to a minimum and often wet cleaning, do not let pets in the room where the sleeping man with allergies, reduce the humidity in the apartment with the help of the device, absorbing moisture, and the sheets and blankets wash at high temperatures.

You will also be interesting to read, how to distinguish a runny nose from allergies?