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House Dust is Nothing to Sneeze At

For millions of Americans, the world is a sneezy, wheezy place, filled with normally harmless substances that their bodies recognize as enemies. Of all the enemies, there's one almost no one can escape: house dust. Between 40 million and 50 million Americans have some type of allergy; hou...

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Air Filter Benefits

Guardian Technologies™ has you covered in providing the air filter best suited to your particular living situation. All of our Air Filters are either: HEPA-Type, True HEPA or Pet Pu...

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Children With Allergies

Childhood Allergies: What Should Parents Know? Bruce Pener, MD The incidence of allergies in children has increased significantly in the last two decades. There are now more children with asthma, hay fever, and eczema than ever before. Closely following this increased p...

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The Best Ways to Reduce Dust in Your Home

What’s the big deal if you sweep one little dust bunny under the rug? Turns out, a lot! Most of the time, when there’s one, more will follow. So, the best thing to do is to get a handle on things before it gets out of control. The question is — how do you get rid of something th...

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Facing Your Allergies

Beth Corn, MD This year more than 50 million Americans will sniffle, wheeze, cough, or scratch their way through a bout of allergies. Some suffer from short-lived seasonal allergies, while others suffer all year long-usually in response to foods, pets, or the dust mites that take...

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What Triggers an Asthma Attack?

Indoor asthma triggers are the contaminants that can set off asthmatic reactions in people who have asthma or breathing problems. According to information from The American Lung Association, it is estimated that 24.6 million Americans have asthma. Typical asthma triggers found in the home relate ...

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Best Ways to Deal with Allergies

Sneezing, wheezing, coughing, itching, watering, and runny noses — too many of us know these symptoms far too well throughout the year. Allergies spell misery for about 50 million Americans according to the AAFA, or the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Whether it’s a dramatic...

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The Mechanism of an Allergic Reaction

There are three stages to the allergic response: In the first stage, the immune system encounters the foreign substance and identifies it as an invader. It then primes the immune system to recognize this invader as an enemy that needs to be destroyed in future encounters. This stage is known as s...

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