In honor of Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, let’s talk about allergies. I’m sure a large percentage of people reading this are reading through itchy, watery eyes. The Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America (AAFA) estimates that “[a]llergic disease, including asthma, is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. in people of all ages.” In 2012, the AAFA estimated that “17.6 million adults and 6.6 million children had hay fever.” And it seems that “[a]llergies are increasing.”
Completely preventing seasonal allergies altogether isn’t really a possibility at this point, but many indoor allergy symptoms can be minimized or even prevented by reducing exposure to triggers. The most common indoor allergy triggers include: 1) harsh chemicals in traditional cleaning products, 2) mold spores, 3) dust mites, 4) pollen and 5) dog, cat and rodent dander. All of these are often found in household dust.
e-cloth’s unique fibers act like millions of tiny fingers that attract and hold dust, pollen and other allergens. These fibers have also been proven to remove over 99% of bacteria without the need for harsh chemical sprays. The specialized dusting fibers have a natural positive static charge that attracts and holds dust and allergens within its soft texturing. The fibers hold fast to dust until rinsed, keeping particles from floating into the air and affecting air quality, not to mention triggering allergic reactions. e-cloth’s dusting lineup includes:
So, why suffer from allergy symptoms more than you have to? e-cloth can help alleviate some of the discomfort and annoyance. Which products do you use in your home?
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