All you need to know about the house dust mite

Everything you need to know about house dust mites

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. With the help of education, you can avoid them.

  • Do you have questions?

    Sure you do! Check out the frequently asked questions page about the house dust mite before you dive any deeper.

  • Looking for some basic information?

    Things Parents & Patients should know about the house dust mite, what the associated diseases are and how to avoid the dust mite in an indoor environment.

  • Are you here looking for research?

    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 medical understanding has progressed.

  • Searching for dust mite products?

    Fortunately we have done our research and found some great products for you. Dust mite test kit, allergy pillow covers and allergy mattress protectors are on the list.

  • Dealing with your Allergy

    The general public has become more aware of dust mite allergies. As shown by the large number of visitors to, people are now seeking positive and practical methods of making their homes and offices 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.

The house dust mite below is too small to see, it does not bite and it's 75% water. Learn how to get rid of dust mites.
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  • About us 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 bed 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. Her recently launched book is available to buy through

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    The views, suggestions and opinions expressed here are put forward by as possible contributions to raising awareness of allergens and avoidance measures. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of statements made, cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, damage or injury sustained through compliance with such statements. 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.