SUNDAY, Dec. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News)
Dust, mold, pets, furniture and houseplants can cause indoor allergies, said Dr. David Corry. He’s a professor of medicine in the section of immunology, allergy and rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
“Dust provides shelter for things that cause allergies, like mites and fungi, which are major components of dust themselves,” he said in a college news release.
Corry suggests the following tips to reduce the risk of flare-ups due to indoor allergies:
When you take out your holiday decorations, do so outdoors to limit your exposure to dust that can accumulate on them, he said.
SOURCE: Baylor College of Medicine, news release, Dec. 7, 2020
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