8 Daily & Weekly Allergy Hacks

All that sniffling and sneezing can be a bore. But managing your allergies so you can make the most out of your day doesn’t have to be a chore with these eight easy tips.

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Tips for Allergy Sufferers
 

1. Change it Up

Allergens like those from pollenX pollen
Microscopic grains discharged from the male parts of a plant when it flowers. These need to be carried to the female parts of the plant, in order to reproduce. Pollen grains are typically spread by birds, bees or wind. Pollen is the major cause of hayfever – particularly in hot, dry and windy…
, pet dander, mouldX mould
Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mould spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
spores and dust mitesX dust mites
A common trigger for indoor allergies. They are microscopic mites that live in the fibres of pillows, mattresses, blankets and carpet. They live off of our dead skin cells. Inhalation of their droppings can cause allergic reactions such as runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion.
can stick to your body, clothes and hair. To help reduce your exposure, make it a habit to remove your shoes, change your clothes and wash your hands and face when you come inside. And if your kids have allergies, make sure they do the same.

2. Shower at Night

Showering at night before bed can help make sure that allergens stuck on your hair and skin don’t curl up in bed with you. If your child has allergies, giving them a bath at night can also help.

3. Squeeze in a Power Cleaning

Dust is inevitable. But devoting 10 minutes a day to dusting and vacuuming can help reduce dust build up. Be sure to use a damp sponge or mop (a dry cloth can stir up allergens) and a vacuum cleaner with a HEPAX HEPA
High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter that removes particles in the air by forcing it through screens containing microscopic pores where it is captured.
filter or double bag. If you’re the one with allergies, try to delegate these daily chores to another member of the family. Or, wear a dust mask and gloves while cleaning to help reduce your exposure to allergens from pet dander and dust mites.

4. Wash Away Allergens

To help reduce allergens from building up in your bedding, wash it in hot water (at least 60°C) every week. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s directions for safely cleaning your bedding and dry clean it if necessary.

5. Monitor Moisture Levels

Dust mitesX Dust mites
A common trigger for indoor allergies. They are microscopic mites that live in the fibres of pillows, mattresses, blankets and carpet. They live off of our dead skin cells. Inhalation of their droppings can cause allergic reactions such as runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion.
and mould thrive in warm, damp environments. You can get an inexpensive hygrometer (humidity monitor) at many hardware stores to measure your home’s humidity. When the humidity level rises above 50%, use a dehumidifier.

6. Check the Pollen Forecast Daily

The pollen forecast can change daily depending on a variety of factors, including the weather. The best way to be prepared is to check your local pollen forecast every day.

7. Keep Allergy Meds on Hand

Of course, sometimes precautions aren’t enough. So be sure to always have your Claratyne® on hand. That way, if you start sniffling and sneezing, you can take your medication and get back to enjoying your day.

8. Teach Kids to Be Allergy-Smart

Kids can be too busy during the day having fun to stop and take care of their allergies. But you can help them understand their condition and help minimise their exposure to allergens with these easy tips.

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