How to Keep Allergens Out of Your Bedroom

Seasonal allergies can make you feel miserable. Getting the rest at night is essential, however allergy sufferers have a difficult time sleeping at night. There are many contributing factors that cause your allergies to worsen at night. Below are simple, all-natural steps on how to keep allergens out of your bedroom so you can get a better night’s rest.


How to Keep Allergens Out of Your Bedroom

  1. Wash bedding weekly in HOT water – hot water washes away tree pollen, dog dander, and dust mists more effectively.
  2. Cover your mattress with an antimicrobial mattress encasement  to keep allergens from penetrating the mattress as well as dust mites.
  3. Use washable pillows and encasement – launder your pillows as well as the encasement regularly.
  4. Use a humidifier  in every bedroom. Water binds to allergens which makes them so heavy that they fall to the floor so you don’t inhale them. Wash out humidifier daily.
  5. Vacuum regularly to sweep away allergens.
  6. Keep your windows closed to avoid letting in more allergens
  7. Run your furnace/AC filters and be sure to change your filters quarterly. Consider replacing your furnace filter with an allergen reducing filter.
  8. Dust often to wipe away dust and allergens.
  9. Shower before bedtime to wash away allergens. Dry off with a towel dried in the dryer – never hung out on a clothes line.
  10. Steam your bathroom -Keep the fan off to inhale the hot steam from your shower. Sprinkle eucalyptus essential oils on your cloth or mitt and wash your body. Breathing in the eucalyptus will clear your sinuses and soothe your throat. Turn the fan on after bathing to avoid moisture build-up.

All-Natural, Drug Free Allergy Relief

Once you have the allergens out of your bedroom, consider using an all-natural, drug free allergy remedy to make yourself feel better.

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natural drug free allergy reliefARM & HAMMER Simply Saline can give you relief from congestion and allergies – naturally.

Simply Saline  is an all-natural, drug free allergy solution. It moisturizes and flushes away the allergens, dust, and other irritants from your nasal passages. This is a drug-free, all-natural way to treat allergies – it uses water and salt. If you already use an allergy medication, you can use Simply Saline with it for additional relief.

I like that ARM & HAMMER Simply Saline stays sterile inside the container.  In the past, I would use a Neti Pot to treat my Fall allergies. However, after the cases of deadly brain infections reported last year, I wouldn’t even try it now. The infections were from individuals using tap water which allowed the amoeba Naegleria fowleri to attack. With Arm & Hammer Simply Saline, this is not an issue. Simply Saline is sterile, every single time you use it.

Using the products is super easy. You just insert the nozzle to your nose and spray the gentle mist. Repeat on the other side. Then, breathe in. It is so easy to do that my kids do it. Simply Saline even has product for babies.

Get relief this allergy season with the above tips for keeping allergens out of your bedroom and with the all natural, drug free relief of ARM & HAMMER Simply Saline and feel better soon!

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