Dust Allergy Directory
Dust is made of dead skin flakes, pet dander, lint, food bits, pieces of bugs, bacteria (and other living organisms), and dust mites and their feces. Dust mites love warm, moist areas and are worst in the summer. Because dust is everywhere, dust mites can cause major problems for those with allergies to them. Treatments include avoiding dust when possible, medications, and possibly allergy shots. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dust mite allergies are caused, symptoms, treatments, and much more.
When you're allergic to dust and dust mites, it can feel like having an endless cold or even asthma. Get tips to prevent and ease your symptoms.
HEPA Filter Benefits for Allergy Relief
WebMD discusses the benefits of HEPA filters for relieving allergy triggers in your home.
8 Places Dust Bunnies Hide
If you've got a dust mite allergy, ridding your house of dust bunnies is key. Here are 8 places where dust bunnies (and dust mites) hide and how to get rid of them.
Dust Mite Mattress and Pillow Covers for Allergy Relief
WebMD examines the benefits of mattress and pillow covers for those with dust mite allergies.
Avoid Bad Air Days: Eliminating Indoor Allergens
Easy and affordable ways to improve your indoor air quality now.
You Don’t Have to Be a Kid to Come Down With an Allergy
You might think allergies, skin tests, and shots are for kids. But if you’ve got a scratchy throat and sniffles, think again.
Spotting Hidden Allergy Triggers, Like Dust Mites, Mold, and Pollen
Why are you snuffling and sneezing? Allergy triggers are hidden everywhere -- is one of these bothering you?
Relief for Allergies at Home
How can you allergy-proof your home? Find out where the allergens are lurking room-by-room, and get relief from indoor allergies.
Tips on Indoor Allergy Relief
Dust mites, pet dander, cockroaches and mold are the leading culprits of indoor allergies.
Know Your Allergy Triggers
The first step in finding relief from your allergies is knowing your triggers.
Allergies: Worst Offenders
Environmental and food allergies can really ruin your day – or month. Learn how to beat your symptoms and breathe easy.
The Truth About Allergies
We separate fact from fiction about identifying allergy triggers and what you can do to stop them in their tracks.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Common Allergy Triggers
From pollen and pets to food and bugs, find out the most common things that can trigger allergy symptoms.
Slideshow: How to Get Allergy Relief at Home
Get tips for things you can do in your house to ease the sneezing and itchy eyes that are brought on by hay fever.