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 –  When you think of allergy and sinus issues, you might first blame the outdoor air. Pollen, dust, and weeds are certainly some common allergens, but allergens can also exist indoors, even within your home. If the pollen count is low but you're still sniffling and sneezing, you might need to eliminate common allergens within your home. A variety of air care products are available at drugstore.com, helping you create clean, breathable air in every room of your house. Understand what indoor allergens are, how they can affect you, and what products can help minimize your allergy discomfort.
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Indoor Allergens

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that indoor allergens are one of the top five environmental health risks. Even within your home, allergens can exist, and a number of sources can trigger common allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, or itchy, red eyes. Your pet's fur, dust mites, and mold can lead to unwanted allergic reactions. Pollen can sneak its way into your home through open doors or windows, clouding your otherwise fresh indoor air. In addition, allergens can be found in common household products that contain perfumes, dyes, laundry detergents, and paints. Allergens might even be problematic for baby and kids, making it important to reduce the allergens within your home.


At drugstore.com, you can find filters that can purify the air that enters your home through heating and cooling systems. Regularly replacing the filters in your home ensures that they do not build up with unwanted--and allergy-producing--dust. These filters can capture airborne allergens in your home, stopping them from floating through your indoor air and creating an allergic reaction. As air passes through these filters, it captures particles to minimize the dust in your indoor air. You can find these filters in a range of sizes and styles, making it simple for you to find one that fits your home. High efficiency particulate air, or HEPA, filters effectively capture unwanted particles, from dust, pollen, or mold, on the filters themselves. These types of filters are available at drugstore.com, helping you address allergy eye care and other issues easily.


Air purifiers, also available at drugstore.com, are portable products that attract contaminants and pollutants floating around your home, thereby making your air cleaner and allergen-free. Pollutants such as dust, pet dander, smoke, fungus, fibers, and pollen can be trapped within these air purifiers. You can find these purifiers in a number of varieties, whether you want one that stands alone in a corner or tabletop air purifiers that can minimize indoor air pollution for small rooms.


Humidifiers can also help with allergy and asthma care within your home. Cool-mist humidifiers can add humidity to your room, creating more breathable air. You can find humidifiers at drugstore.com that conveniently plug into an outlet or even the USB port of your computer for portable operation.


You want the air you breathe inside your home to be fresh and pollutant free. If allergies are a concern--and outdoor allergens aren't to blame--it's time to make a change in your home. Research the variety of air care products available at drugstore.com to help reduce the allergy and sinus issues that you may be facing.

This summary is intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. You should read product labels. In addition, if you are taking medications, herbs, or other supplements you should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before taking any over-the-counter medication as they may interact with other medications, herbs, and nutritional products. If you have a medical condition, including if you are pregnant or nursing, you should speak to your physician before taking these products. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience side effects.

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