Home Health

Posted by Connie on Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 at 8:31 pm and is filed under Autoimmune Disease, Chronic Illness, Health Information, Health Supplies Equipment.
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Some people with chronic illnesses especially ones that are of the autoimmune type suffer from allergies. Common allergens found in the home are dust mites, pet dander, mold spores and cockroaches. Since our homes are often kept closed up in hot and cold weather we can be more susceptible to having allergic reactions and even asthma.

It is not easy to avoid these or other allergens in a home. Some things that can be done is to use protective coverings over mattresses and pillows, use HEPA filters in your air conditioning vents and vacuum cleaners and using proper ventilation techniques that help prevent moisture and mold. Using green products in your home for people that have chemical sensitivities is another way to keep your home healthy.

What are some things you do in your home to prevent your allergies from worsening?

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