Asthmatic Dust Mites

What is asthmatic dust mites?

Dust Mites are tiny creatures that are too small to see that live in dust build ups around the home and are very difficult to get rid of. It’s a small substance in dust mite droppings that some people are sensitive to, giving them symptoms, which can trigger asthma symptoms.

Dust mites eat skin cells shed by people, and they thrive in warm, humid environments. In most homes, such items as bedding, upholstered furniture and carpeting provide an ideal environment for dust mites.

What are the signs of asthmatic dust mites?

  • Sneezing
  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Runny/blocked nose
  • Itchy eyes
  • Shortness of breath

Are asthmatic dust mites a problem?

Dust mites do not carry diseases but they can cause allergic reactions in humans who suffer from asthma.


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