Ways To Control Asthma Triggers In The Home

There is no one clear trigger for asthma as it can vary from person to person. There are, however, some known common triggers and the methods you use when cleaning your home could well be one of them. Here we look at triggers and the steps to take when cleaning your home in order to prevent them becoming an issue.
Asthma Triggers:
• Animal fur
• Dust mites
• Mould spores
• Pollen
• Feathers
• Carpet chemicals
How to control Asthma and the best products to use
The first step towards controlling Asthmas is to determine what your triggers are. Once these are known you can have a clear plan on how best to keep it under control. Outdoor triggers such as weather conditions and pollution may not be easy to control, but triggers within your home can be avoided. Keeping your home as clean and dust free as possible is the best way to do this but be aware that certain cleaning products could possibly by triggers too. Some people can have asthma symptoms brought on by something as simple as the smell of cleaning products or air freshening sprays, so it is good practice not to use spray cleaners for this reason. Try instead to use liquid or solid cleaners. You can also use unscented formulas to reduce the risk of a reaction. There are fragrance free products widely available that are designed to reduce allergy and asthma triggers. Wash your linen in unscented detergents and be sure to change and wash all bedding frequently as dust mites are one of the most common asthmas triggers. Try to open windows when cleaning as this will help to ventilate the room.
Follow these steps and you will reduce the risk of asthma triggers in your home, making it the comfortable and healthy environment that all homes should be.