House dust mites are a major cause of allergic asthma and chronic rhinitis. They are tiny scavengers that live in colonies in warm, still, dark, and damp environments. And with education, you can avoid them.
Sure you do! Check out the frequently asked questions page about the house dust mite before you dive any deeper.
Luckily for you we have split out our research notes into three key topics:
We have also created a timeline of dust mite discoveries that will help you see how our understanding has progressed.
The general public has become more aware of the allergy link to mites. As shown by the large number of visitors to HouseDustMite.com, people are now seeking positive and practical methods of making their home and office healthier.
We believe that active and informed allergen reduction, combined with properly prescribed medication, is the responsible way to approach allergic asthma, rhinitis and eczema.
An important part of managing allergy is education. Once you know your triggers, you will be in a better position to take steps to reduce symptoms.
HouseDustMite.com is the creation of the Nockles family. Nell Nockles and her son Edward have been actively researching and communicating the impact of house dust mite allergens for over sixteen years.
Nell, a life long asthma and hay fever sufferer, began her research following a dramatic improvement in her health just by eliminating house dust mites from her sleeping environment.
Nell was so amazed that such a simple remedy reversed years of suffering, that she felt compelled to find out more and spread the good news.
The views, suggestions and opinions expressed here are put forward by HouseDustMite.com as possible contributions to raising awareness of allergens and avoidance measures. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of statements made, HouseDustMite.com cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, damage or injury sustained through compliance with such statements. HouseDustMite.com recommends users of the site to seek medical advice before making any changes in medication or lifestyle. Users are recommended to consult their own GP if in any way they are concerned about their health.