Removing Asthma Triggers from the Bedroom

 

It is very important to remove Asthma triggers from the bedroom, because of the amount of time that you spend in bed and many people find that there Asthma worsens during the early hours of the morning (sometimes called the Morning Dip).

Below are a list of ideas for removing triggers from the bed room

Pillows
Ensure that pillows have synthetic fillings. Consider covering the pillows and mattresses with dust bite barriers.

Hard Floor
Wherever possible replace carpets with hard flooring and rugs that can be easily washed.

Curtains
Replace curtains with blinds that can be easily wiped clean.

Feathers
Remove anything that contains natural feathers, dust mites love feathers.

Plush Toys
Consider removing soft toys like teddy bears, or wash them regularly.

Headboard
Change to a metal or wooden bedstead.

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August 24, 2012 at 9:12 pm | Life Factors | No comment

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