House dust mites are a major cause or trigger of year round allergies and asthma. They are tiny scavengers that live in colonies in warm, still, dark, and damp environments. With the help of education, you can avoid them.
We're sure you have questions! Check out the frequently asked questions page about the house dust mite before you dive any deeper.
We have divided our research articles into three key sections, and highlighted the top three articles in each.
We have also created a timeline of dust mite discoveries that will help you see how medical understanding has progressed.
The general public has become more aware of dust mite allergies, as shown by the large number of visitors to HouseDustMite.com. 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 manage allergic asthma, rhinitis and eczema.
An important part of managing allergy is education. Once triggers are known, patients will be able to practice allergen avoidance, a first step in managing the condition.
Dust mites are too small to see with the naked eye
Dust mites do not bite
Dust mites are 75% water
There are 5 ways to kill them:
- Freeze them
- Hot wash them
- Drown them
- Poison them
- Dehydrate them
Is there something I can buy?
There is always something to buy out there, but please read over this site before you make any purchases, you might have all you need already :)
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 book is available to buy through Amazon.com.