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Case StudiesDust Mites
July 6, 2012

Are Dust Mite Covers Worth The Money?

In your home, the major reservoir of dust mite allergens is your mattress. See what a house dust mite looks like with our dust mites pictures. The depth and complex construction of the mattress means that no amount of vacuuming or dust mite killer sprays or powders will render it…
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Case StudiesIndoor Air Quality
July 2, 2012

A Method That is Helping Allergy Sufferers Breathe Easier

A Method That is Helping Allergy Sufferers Breathe Easier Normal mattress cleaning removes only a small percentage of dustmite and their allergens. Normal vacuuming alone is not an effective means to mattress cleaning and dust mite control. The dust mites tend to cling to the fabric fibres, resisting being sucked…
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FoodTips
June 29, 2012

Health Personality Test: What Your Allergies Say About You

Health Personality Test: What Your Allergies Say About You Avoiding allergen triggers is one of the best ways to reduce your allergic symptoms. Avoidance is not always possible, but by finding out what you are reacting to, you'll have more control over prevention. There are a range of tests that…
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Case StudiesDust Mites
June 25, 2012

Are You Allergic to Dust Mites?

How do you become allergic to dust mites? An allergy is an over reaction of your immune system to a normally harmless substance called an allergen. If you are allergic to dustmite, you are sensitive to a very common inhaled allergen trigger - house dustmite and its faeces. On your…
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Case StudiesDust Mites
June 22, 2012

What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You About Your Allergies

What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You About Your Allergies Allergies occur in every one in five Australians. It results, in part, from the release of irritant chemicals, such as histamine, into the body's tissues. The result is hay fever, asthma, food allergy or hives. What causes allergy symptoms? Underneath…
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Dust MitesHow To
June 18, 2012

How to Get Rid of Dust Mites in Half the Time

Reducing the level of dust mite in the bedroom can be achieved by replacing old mattresses and increasing a room’s ventilation, according to a new study. The study looked to determine the distribution of two common house dust mites and what conditions would affect the level of those allergens in…
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Case StudiesFoodUncategorized
June 15, 2012

Probiotics – Trust Your Gut Feeling!

Probiotics - Trust Your Gut Feeling! Trillions of beneficial bacteria, "flora", live in your gut. These microorganisms assist with digestion and absorption of your food, help strengthen your immune system, and contribute to your body's overall health and function. And since your gut can provide up to 80% of your…
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Case StudiesDust Mites
June 11, 2012

What Is The Best Material For Allergy Free Bedding?

What Is The Best Material For Allergy Free Bedding? Silk! There are no known allergies towards silk... it is literally 100% allergy-free! Why? The dustmite refuses to live in it. Silk is excreted from the silk worm gland and spinneret. No bug will live in another bug's excretion! Silk is…
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Dust MitesTips
June 8, 2012

16 Audacious and Creative Dust Mite Prevention Ideas

Here are our easy top tips for dust mite control: washing sheets and pillow cases weekly in water hotter than 55oC covering mattress, pillow and quilt with resistant dust mite proof bedding specifically developed and tested to prevent dust mites entering, or leaving, the bedding. either throw out the old…
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Case StudiesDust Mites
May 16, 2012

What is a Dust Mite?

Check out this close up and personal image of a house dust mite using a scanning electron micrograph at about 120 times magnification (Thanks to Allergen Control Services for taking this great shot). Dust mites (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Dermatophagoides farinae) are microscopic 8 legged members of the arachnid family (spiders…
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