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What are common allergy triggers in homes?

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Allergies can really get to you. But you don't have to suffer. Take these steps to control the things that trigger your reactions.

Pollen, mold, dust mites, and animal dander are some of the usual things that cause itchy eyes and congestion. To get rid of them, you can make changes in your home and your daily habits, as well as taking your medicine.

From: How to Conquer Your Allergies WebMD Medical Reference

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: “Pollen Allergy,” “Pet Allergy: Are You Allergic to Dogs or Cats?”

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: “Pollen,” “Dust Mites,” “Pets,” “Cigarette Smoke.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on December 07, 2017

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: “Pollen Allergy,” “Pet Allergy: Are You Allergic to Dogs or Cats?”

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: “Pollen,” “Dust Mites,” “Pets,” “Cigarette Smoke.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on December 07, 2017

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