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Understanding your triggers is a key component of allergy management, and dust is one of the most prevalent of triggers. So getting a handle on dust and how it may be affecting your allergies is essential.
It's a sad fact that even the most motivated of housekeepers will not be able to keep dust from coating every surface in the home. And, if like me, you're too busy to focus your life on a perfectly clean house... well, then your home is going to have even more dust. But it's important to recognize that dust is not a sign of dirt or poor housecleaning per se.
Actually, dust is a normal by-product of fibers and other substances found throughout an indoor environment. Though you can reduce the amount of dust in your home, you're never going to eliminate it. So, if dust is one of your triggers, then indoor allergies may always plague you to some extent.
Household dust may actually contain a few different kinds of allergens:
The beginning of summer kicks off the camping and hiking season, anxiously awaited by those who have endured a long cold winter. This year will likely prove to be one of the busier camping seasons as many Americans bypass more expensive vacations that involve pricey airline tickets or gas guzzling road trips. Emergency department staff will probably see a greater number of people with contact dermatitis caused by exposure to poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. Many people have never seen poison ivy , or perhaps wouldn't recognize it if they saw it. Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac belong to the plant genus Toxicodendron (previously referred to as Rhus ). Toxicodendron means "poisonous tree." These plants have an oil-based substance in the resin on their leaves and in their stems and branches called urushiol that causes a delayed skin reaction in about 50% of people that contact it. Urushiol may cause severe contact dermatitis in people that have previousl...
Generic Name: NAPHAZOLINE - OPHTHALMIC Pronounced: (nah-FAZZ-oh-leen) Clear Eyes Itchy Eye Relief Opht Overdose
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing
or overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at
1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control
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If your doctor has directed you to use this medication on
a regular schedule and you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it
is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual
dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
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If your symptoms are due to allergies, avoid allergens
that may be the cause of your symptoms. Some common causes of allergies include
pollen, grasses, weeds, dust mites, and pet dander.
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