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What are a few ways to control dust mites?

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Use only polyester-filled pillows and comforters (never feather or down). Use mite-proof covers (available at allergy supply stores) over pillows and mattresses. Keep covers clean by vacuuming or wiping them down once a week.

Wash bed sheets and blankets once a week in very hot water (130 degrees or higher) to kill dust mites.

Dust and vacuum weekly. If possible, use a vacuum with a HEPA filter.

Reduce the number of dust-collecting house plants, books, knickknacks, and non washable stuffed animals in your home.

From: Childhood Asthma Action Plan WebMD Medical Reference

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eMedicine Health: “Treatment of Asthma.” Drugs.com: "Adrenergic bronchodilators."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on November 09, 2017

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eMedicine Health: “Treatment of Asthma.” Drugs.com: "Adrenergic bronchodilators."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on November 09, 2017

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