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A good site about dust mite allergies?

Multiple. Try www. Entnet. Org try aaoa website try allergy. Com google dust mite allergies and check out medical university websites that come up.
Missionallergy. Com. This is an allergy-products company founded by an allergist, so the information on the site is solid and reputable. They also make the best of the various types of dust mite encasings on the market.

What are the sympthoms of dust mite allergies?

Sneeze, congestion. The typical symptoms are nasal congestion, sneezing, itching, eyes itching and watery, occasionally looking red. On the skin itchy skin, and rash, on the ears itchy ears and ear canals. If ingested the typical symptoms of anaphylaxis.
Just like any other. Dust mites are mainly found in the bed and thus you may have worse symptoms after going to bed or when vacuuming the carpet. You are allergic primarily to their droppings which can cause itchy watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, and/or asthma.

What is the definition or description of: dust mite allergy?

Dust Mite allergy. Dust mite allergy is an abnormal immune response to the typically benign dust mite protein. Dust mites are present in most houses found in the bedding, carpets and fabrics. The dust mite is microscopic but it's droppings and body parts trigger allergic symptoms in sensitized individuals. Symptoms usually include nasal congestion, discharge, sneezing and eye symptoms. It can trigger asthma at times.

I have a natural cotton and horsehair mattress. Is it dust mite and allergy free?

Not really. Do not be fooled by the terms "natural" and "organic". These do not always mean disease free, or harmless and many are not certified to begin with. Your mattress is a terrific hiding place for dust mites and for allergic issues. The best, non-allergenic mattresses are those that use synthetic fibers or sponge rubber that mites cannot live off.