Severe Dust Mite Allergy: Winter Season May Be to Blame

You breathe a sigh of relief because the cold weather is near. Time to say goodbye from the pollen during the fall season.

Unfortunately, when the winter season finally came, you are surprised to find out that your allergy is here to stay.

Clearly, there is no issue with pollen. So, what is happening here?

Take solace in the knowledge that you are not alone. A lot of patients experience a cough and colds and other symptoms of allergy during the winter season because the sad fact is this – allergies in dust mites, fabric fibers, animal dander, and general dust in the air is magnified during the winter.

Why?

Due to the fact that ventilation is poorer during this period, the need to stay indoors will not bode well for you. Winter symptoms can sometimes manifest as spring, summer, and fall. About 20% of Americans get allergies during the winter season. Majority of these people have dust mite allergies.

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Asthma Flare-Ups and Attacks: Is There A Cure?

So asthma has been a long-standing problem where people suffer from shortness of breath. They either wheeze or have episodes of repeated coughing. These symptoms normally occur with a cold virus irritating the lungs, or if they are around with someone who is smoking. It is possible too that their allergies are too bad or they have been in constant fatigue for a long time. These symptoms will continue until they take a rescue a medicine that can calm down the lungs.

Asthma is a controllable condition. Indeed, for many patients, control is very effective that it amounts to a virtual care. But asthma is NOT curable in the same way as, say, bacterial infections. It never really goes away. Also, there is no single cure that would ever suffice. It’s getting clear that there are several kinds of asthma and each one differ greatly when it comes to presentation and genesis.

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Eat To Your Heart’s Content Without A Runny Nose

Have you ever experienced a runny nose when eating?

You know how it gets that way when you are eating spicy foods, right? However, if it occurs just about every time you eat, then something may be wrong.

The truth is runny noses occur for a variety of reasons. It can be due to infections, irritants, or different types of allergies. Rhinitis is the medical term for runny noses. Other symptoms that go with a runny nose are congestion, nasal itching, sneezing, and post-nasal drip.

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Dust Mites vs Bed Bugs: What’s the Difference?

Do you know much about dust mites and bed bugs? Often, these bugs are lumped into the same category in our minds; both are tiny, uninvited guests who make themselves at home where they are not wanted.

They cause those creepy-crawly feelings to travel down our backs. Do you suddenly have the urge to scratch just thinking about them?

Although they may seem alike, up close, (and under a microscope) they are very different.

First, let’s take a look at dust mites.

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