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Best Blinds for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

For many asthma and allergy sufferers, every day is cleaning day. The kind of dust particles and mites that trigger these conditions tend to accumulate on textured, soft and warm materials like the ones that are used to create many household items and fixtures.

While people that are aware of this problem mostly focus on things like mattresses and carpets, there are other items that can accumulate great amounts of dust and other problematic particles. Among the main offenders are window treatments such as blinds.

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Best Non-Allergenic Carpets and Rugs for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

Most people would consider carpets worse for those with allergies. After all, it collects so much dirt and dust that just lingers in the carpet unless cleaned properly.

However, that dust and dirt or pet dander, which can be a major trigger for asthmatics and those with allergies, is collected in the carpet as opposed to kicked up into the air. With hardwood and laminate flooring, there is nowhere for the dust to go except the air.

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Best Natural Air Fresheners for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

Having allergies can be frustrating and inconvenient at times, but more importantly, allergic reactions can result in serious difficulties with breathing. The last place you want to experience allergies is in your home, especially if you suffer from asthma.

The symptoms of more than one-third of all asthma sufferers are triggered by fragrance. To help keep your home smelling fresh and avoid the chemical scents associated with asthma triggers, you should consider using natural air fresheners.

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Best Hypoallergenic Laundry Detergents for Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

Laundry detergent is often an overlooked irritation for people with asthma and allergies. Many of the leading brands of laundry detergents have irritating fragrances and chemicals that can make allergies and asthma worse.

For many asthmatics the best laundry detergent to get is unscented and all natural laundry detergent; although, some people with minor asthma or allergies can tolerate some scents. It is important to look for a detergent with plant based ingredients instead of petroleum based ingredients.

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