Keep those allergies at bay
HERE are 10 tips to prevent or manage allergies:
Cover mattresses and pillows with materials that are impermeable to dust mites.
Vacuum mattresses and clean soft furnishings, curtains, carpets and floors to prevent dust build-up.
Try to replace pillows with new ones every three months.
Wash bedding at a high temperature of about 60 deg C to kill dust mites.
Keep the bedroom tidy as clutter collects dust.
Consider floorboards rather than carpets.
Reduce moisture and damp- ness by keeping the house well- ventilated.
Open outer doors and windows when cooking.
Keep pets out of bedrooms, and outdoors whenever possible.
Bathe pets regularly to remove skin flakes.
Information courtesy of Clarityn.