Allergy to House Dust Mites
Allergy to house dust mites is one of the most common causes of bronchial asthma. Mites of domestic dust – the inhabitants of the house, it has evolved with the course of evolution. They are harmless to us, they feed by cast-off epithelium and do not harm anything until we develop an allergy to them. In this case, allergens are their chitinous surface and products of vital activity.
What should I do if I’m allergic to mites?
- Laundry of bed clothing at 60 °C;
- Change of bed clothing once a week;
- Wet cleaning 1-2 times a week.
- antiseptic sprays (ADS, ADMS, Allerdust, Allermold);
- carpet cleaning (AllRug, All-up, X-Mite);
- smell killers (ODRX);
- if laundry is impossible at 60 °C, additives for washing (Allergoff, Allergen wash, Acaril) should be used;
- cushions must be synthetic, they must be washed or replaced every 3 months;
- there are anti-dust covers/sheets for the mattress and upholstered furniture.
Equipment for cleaning:
- vacuum cleaner with HEPA-filter;
- Miele SDCB0 C2 HEPA;
- Karcher DS 5800, DS6000.
Technique for cleaning air from allergens
air filter with HEPA filter:
- Daikin MC70L, MCK75JVM-K;
- AIC XJ-3800-A, KJF20B06;
- Aircomfort GH-2173;
- Ballu AP-410F5, 420F5;
- Air Free filters.
Do I need to keep a diet?
Yes, as it turned out, the chitinous surface of house dust mites can give reactions with:
It is preferable to track reactions to these products if you are allergic to dust.