Does your dog or cat seem to be suffering from allergies? Just like humans, household pets are susceptible to a variety of environmental allergies, including dust mite allergies.
You may think that the dust floating around your house is only affecting you, but it might also be making your dog or cat perfectly miserable.
Is your pet a dust mite allergy sufferer?
Read on to find out what dust mite allergies look like in pets and how you can prevent them.
Dust mites are small creatures that pose significant health hazards. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America states that they “may be the most common trigger of year-round allergies and asthma.”
They live on every continent with the exception of Antarctica, and you will likely not be able to completely eradicate them. You can, however, decrease the severity of your allergic reaction to them.
House Dust mites–at a mere third of a centimeter in size, they’re so small you need a microscope to see them, but they can cause significant problems in your home. As part of the arachnid family, they are a distant kin to spiders.
You’ve probably heard some pretty gross stories about dust mites living in mattresses, carpeting, and other fibers. You may have even heard that these little pests bite humans; is it true?
We’re going to get to the bottom of that and teach you some important differences between dust mites and bedbugs.
This article will first introduce what are dust mites, where can you find them, differences between dust mite allergy symptoms and cold symptoms as they might be confused with each other.
Medical professionals advise to get rid of rugs and wall-to-wall carpets if you are asthmatic or allergic to dust mites and instead they recommend you to keep a bare floor, especially in bedrooms.
In this article, I will talk about the best bare flooring types for reducing asthma and dust mite allergies to consider in your house.