Are dust mites in every home? You can find detectible levels of dust mites in just about every home.
Do dust mites bite? No, they do not bite humans.
What if I wash my bedding in cold water? We recommend washing all items in hot water around 135-140 degrees.
Do allergens affect indoor air quality? Yes!
Do dust mites trigger an asthma attack? If you have asthma and a dust mite allergy, you should take precautions. Additionally, dust mites can cause indoor air quality issues for those who have asthma but do not have a dust mite allergy.
What options are available besides shots and medication? There are several options, including immunotherapy and allergen sprays, but it is best to talk with your doctor about your particular allergy and course of treatment.
How can I find an effective allergen spray? Look for lab-verified allergen sprays, preferably third-party verified. This means an outside party has tested the product and confirmed that it works to reduce allergens. Also, look for one that doesn't contain harsh chemicals or scents that could add to your allergy burden. Finally, choose one that discloses their ingredients.