Battle against Microscopic Dust Mites
The battle fields can essentially be anywhere. They can even be right under your nose, literally. Dust mites most commonly reside in carpets, fabrics, around the house and even on your body. Optimal environments for dust mites are areas in a calm environment, like ones house, that is humid and has dust mite food. Examples of this are human dead skin cells and dried semen. The fight against the allergic effects of the dust mite might seem daunting and hopeless for the people who are allergic to them. The truth is there are ways to combat dust mites. Minimizing the existence of dust mites in the bedroom is the best path to relief.
The most effective ways of defeating dust mites are: using dust proof covers, having wood floors, washing cloths and blankets in warm water, vacuuming often, keeping the closet door shut, keeping a humidity of 40-50% and avoiding heavy curtains and blinds.
The most important thing to do is clean your house often. In many cases, depending on the severity of the allergy, medication is necessary. The medication that will provide the best relief and end the nightmares of the symptoms of dust mites are Accolate, Zyrtec, Allegra, Atarax, Benadryl, Claritin, nasal sprays and any sinus decongestants. With the proper prescribed medication and the aforementioned steps to reduce dust mite count, one is on the path to allergy relief against dust mites.