Allergy triggers

One of the most important parts of allergy management is to avoid allergens, the substances that cause the allergic reaction. Find out what you can do to reduce your exposure to the following allergens.

Pets Dust Mould Pollen Smoke

Allergy proofing against pets

Animal 'dander' can stay in carpets and furniture for 4-6 weeks and remain in the air for months after animal leaves.

  • Keep pets out of bedroom
  • Brush pet outside the house to remove loose hair and allergens
  • Keep the pet outside as much as possible
  • Have non-allergic person wash pet at least once a week to control dander
  • Install an air cleaner in the house

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