Despite how you may feel, you're not the only one suffering from the runny or stuffy nose and dry, red eyes of nasal allergies. At least 25% to 30% of the US population has allergic rhinitis, and the number is rising. Recent studies in the US and Europe suggest that as many as 1 out of every 4 people may suffer from seasonal and year-round nasal allergies. That makes it the most common chronic respiratory illness.
If you're one of 50 million Americans suffering from allergies, your bedroom may contribute to frequent sniffling and sneezing. Specifically, mattress allergens may be to blame. So what can you do to prevent reactions and get on with your day?
When you're suffering from allergies, there's nothing you want to do more than hide under your covers. Too bad that's the wrong move -- there are a host of allergens breeding and growing in your home.