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Best Asthma and Allergy Friendly Stuffed Animals Toys

For children with allergies, finding the right plush animal toys can be a challenge. Shopping for stuffed animals at a thrift store is almost impossible, and dedicated toy stores may have a limited selection.

Thankfully, asthma friendly toys are becoming more and more commonplace as allergy awareness continues to grow.

Among other things, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has been working to certify toys that meet their standards as “allergy-free.”

Being able to buy stuffed animals for your kids that won’t make them sick is a great feeling. But before you buy a toy for your kids, there are other things you need to consider.

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Best Hypoallergenic Bed Sheets for Allergies

You should never underestimate the power of a good night’s sleep. For those of us with allergy sensitivities, shopping for sheets so we can get our rest can be a nightmare.

The guess work of which products are effective at reducing or preventing allergens from building up is daunting for some.

Hypoallergenic sheets are increasingly popular in today’s market. These sheets are made from high quality cotton, silk, bamboo and natural fiber, tencel, and polyester.

These sheets are made to reduce or repel common allergens that settle in your bed: dust mites, mold, and dander. The packaging will clearly state what material the sheets are made of and whether they are considered hypoallergenic.

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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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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 Candles for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers

Having asthma and allergies can be debilitating in a lot of ways; sometimes it is just not being able to enjoy the scent of a candle at your friend’s house.

However, if you enjoy using candles, there are options for those who have asthma and allergies. The only downside is you may not be able to get them from the dollar store.

As long ago as 1890, researchers have known that paraffin wax (petroleum based) candles can be bad for your health.

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