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How do I declutter my bedroom to avoid allergies?

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Keep things simple to breathe better. Cut back on knickknacks and fabric. The less upholstery in the room, the better.

Move books, magazines, and decorative items to another room, so you can dust less often.

Don’t store things under your bed.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI.org): "Tips to Remember: Indoor Allergens."

CDC: "Facts About Mold and Dampness."

MedlinePlus: "Indoor Allergies Common in Winter."

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research: "Allergy-Proof Your House."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on June 22, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI.org): "Tips to Remember: Indoor Allergens."

CDC: "Facts About Mold and Dampness."

MedlinePlus: "Indoor Allergies Common in Winter."

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research: "Allergy-Proof Your House."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on June 22, 2019

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