|Winter allergies are often caused by |
poor indoor air quality.
But the colder weather also means people are spending more time indoors – and indoor allergies are on the rise, especially in combination with asthma.
Allergic symptoms or headaches can often be traced back to exposure to indoor air pollutants such as dust and dust mites, pet dander, smoke, household sprays and chemicals as well as gas fumes.
Even mold growing on indoor plants, Christmas trees or decorations may become a problem for those suffering from allergies.
The experts recommend
- Keeping the indoor humidity level low (below 35 percent) to help prevent mold growth
- Using the bathroom and kitchen fans when showering, taking a bath, cooking and boiling water to get rid of the humidity and odors
- Cleaning regularly with a HEPA vacuum to decrease particles, dust mites and pet allergen levels
- Replacing furnace filters every two to three months
- Washing bed linens and night clothes in hot water to kill dust mites
- Banning plants from the bedroom
- Minimizing contact with pets like dogs and cats and keeping them out of the bedroom
- Removing dust from holiday decorations and the tree
Source: Farm and Dairy
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