Friday, August 21, 2015
Dust Mites and Bed Mattresses: 3 Tips to Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms
Do you suffer from allergies? Well, if you often find yourself itching, red-eyed, and sneezy in the morning as you wake up, it might be because you’ve been sharing your bed with dust mites. These tiny creatures are one of the main causes of allergies at home and when there’s a lot of them in your bed, you most certainly won’t get a good night’s sleep. Dust mites are everywhere in Sacramento. They’re 8-legged arachnids that, when indoors, thrive in mattresses, curtains, carpets, couches, and other fabric furnishing left unwashed for a long time. They’re so called because a significant percentage of dust particles are found to contain their skin molts and feces, which cause allergic reactions in hypersensitive individuals.