Allergy Control Learning Library

  1. Reducing Allergens in Your Home

    The First Step

    Controlling Allergens in the Bedroom

    It is most important to focus on the bedroom first, since the bedroom is where you spend up to one-third of your day, and it is also where you come into contact with the biggest allergen source — your bed! What should be a clean and restful place is packed with up to 1 million dust mites that produce the allergens that cause your symptoms. Physicians recommend covering your bed in allergy encasings to find relief. Continue reading

  2. How To Measure Your Mattress

    Proper measurement of your mattress is key when determining which size of encasing to buy. Since mattresses and box springs come in different depths, you must carefully measure the height of your mattress to ensure proper fit. Using a ruler, measure from the bottom edge of the mattress to the highest point on the top edge. If you have a...
  3. Video - Reducing Allergens in Your Home

    Controlling allergens in the home is the best way to relieve indoor allergy symptoms. Taking the necessary steps to do this doesn't need to be complicated. This video outlines 6 simple steps you can take to improve indoor air quality and breathe easier. Continue reading
  4. Understanding Allergies

    The Basic Facts on Allergens:

    Allergies can bring about sneezing, congestion, watery eyes, wheezing and other tell-tale symptoms. If your physician has diagnosed you with allergies, you may be wondering what causes them or what the best steps are to decrease symptoms? Learning about allergies will help you understand the steps to take as you follow your physician’s advice for treatment. To get you started, here are some allergy basics. Continue reading

  5. Allergy News

    Our Allergy Learning Center gives you the latest information on allergy prevention, medical research, allergy prevention and symptom avoidance. At Allergy Control Products, we are always keeping an eye out for news from the experts that can help you and your family lessen suffering and find relief from allergies. Bed Bugs - from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reduce Asthma...
  6. Video - Understanding Allergies & Their Causes

    Whether you've have had allergies since childhood, developed them as you got older, or been allergy free your whole life up until now, we all wonder where our allergies came from? This video will give you some insight on both the hereditary and environmental factors that can lie at the root of your allergies. Continue reading
  7. Understanding Dust Mite Allergy

    The Basic Facts on Dust Mites:

    Dust mites are eight-legged arachnids, and are relatives to spiders and ticks. Dust mites are microscopic and, unlike bed bugs, cannot be seen by the naked eye. Adult dust mites live for 2-to-3 months. During this time a female dust mite can lay 25 to 50 eggs every 3 weeks. Large dust mite populations can result, with up to 1 million dust mites inhabiting a single bed! Continue reading

  8. Understanding Pet Allergies

    The Basic Facts on Pet Allergens:

    Many people are allergic to animals and may think that the allergy is caused by the pet hair itself. Pet allergen isn’t actually the hair, but is instead a protein present in the animal dander. The dander is made up of flaky skin cells and dried saliva, and it causes allergic reactions ranging from inflammation in the nose and eyes to asthma attacks. Continue reading

  9. Allergy Articles

    Take a look at our assortment of articles to get the latest information about allergies and allergy prevention. Also, be sure to check back soon as we are always adding new articles. Continue reading
  10. Understanding Mold Allergies

    The Basic Facts on Mold:

    Molds are microscopic fungi and are made up of clusters of filaments that live on plant or animal matter, which they decompose for nourishment. Many molds reproduce by releasing spores into the air, which settle onto other organic matter and grow into new mold clusters. Mold can be found wherever there is moisture, oxygen and something organic to feed on. Since molds need moisture or water to survive, the key to combating mold is to control moisture by keeping areas dry and humidity low. Continue reading

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