How can I control a dust allergy?

Dust elimination. If possible at all, stay away from wall-to-wall carpeting, fabric window drapes. For forced- air heating systems, apply filters on registers, if not, vacuum your carpets daily using a hepa filter. Wipe dust off all surfaces (no feather dusters). Keep away dust collectors - books, stuffed animals from bedrooms. Encase mattresses and pillows in dust-mite resistant material.

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How can I control my dust allergies without taking any antihistamines?

Natural . Consider saline nasal rises such as neilmed that you can get at any pharmacy without a prescription to remove nasal allergies but also using a otc med such as naph con a. Read more...
Dust allergy. If possible at all, stay away from wall-to-wall carpeting, fabric window drapes. For forced- air heating systems, apply filters on registers, if not, vacuum your carpets daily using a hepa filter. Wipe dust off all surfaces (no feather dusters). Keep away dust collectors - books, stuffed animals from bedrooms. Encase mattresses and pillows in dust-mite resistant material. Read more...

I got wheezing problem. I got dust allergy. Please suggest me how to control without much medicines..

See below. See my web site, www.Kleinallergy.Com for info on how to control dust exposure. One tip: encase mattresses and pillows in dust mite proof covers that can be purchased at home center stores or on line. These covers should encase the mattress and pillow on the top and bottom and zip around the side. Fabric encasements with a micro-weave are the most effective. Read more...

I am feeling heavy headed ness all the time. What should I do. My BP is normal. I am type 2 dm diabetis is well controlled. I am having dust allergy.

Need more info. If be heavy headedness you mean that you are fatigued, then there are many possible reasons.Without more info, it's hard to say. Since you are a type II diabetic at the age of 30, I can only assume that weight may be an issue.With that can come obstructive sleep apnea, a condition where you stop breathing during sleep. Weight loss and/or a machine to help keep your airway open when you sleep helps. Read more...

What can I do about dust allergies?

Enviro control. You can use dustmite covers for pillows and mattresses(achoo allergy has good ones), wash sheets in really hot water once weekly, decrease humidity of the house to less than 50%. Those are the most beneficial. Wear a mask when vacuuming or dusting. Or if you have your house cleaned, allow about 2-3 hours before you come back to your house to allow for things to settle back down. Read more...

Is there such thing as dust allergies?

Dust mites. Usually it isn't the dust but dust mites that cause the allergic reaction, but for your there is no difference. Dust reduction will help. Read more...

I might have dust allergy, how can I tell?

Night symptoms. Most patients with dust mite allergy have year round symptoms at night or upon awakening with nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose. Dusting or vacuuming can worsen symptoms. An allergist can test to confirm or rule out dust mite allergy. Many things can be done to decrease dust mite exposure if one is found to be allergic. Read more...

What can help my dust allergy be mitigated?

Dust mite avoidance. There are covers one can buy, dust mite covers, for pillow, mattress, and box spring. Use hepa filters on vacuum cleaners. Wet dust don't dry dust. Read more...
Filters and masks. Specially designed air purifiers with graded hepa filters will help minimize airborne particles that will precipitate allergies. In enviroments where this is not possible wearing a mask is another option. Read more...