How You Can Prepare Yourself For Seasonal Allergies

Some plants release certain pollen during certain times of the year. The pollen released may trigger allergies, causing hay fever. If you are one of these people, you understand the uncomfortable feeling that the change of season may bring about for you. Well, you might be delighted to know that there are some tips and tricks you can use to prevent or lessen the effects that allergens have on you. 

When you’re suffering from the change of season, the textiles in your home can trigger your allergies. It therefore will be useful to prepare your home for all the allergens that you may be exposed to throughout the day. Besides pollen, you may need to watch out for dust mites, bed bugs, mould, and bedding that needs to be cleaned. If you don’t implement the right measures to avoid allergic reactions, you might find yourself losing sleep to your riled up sinuses and a generally poor quality of sleep. When you sleep, your body goes into healing mode to regenerate your energy levels and repairs your muscles. If you’re struggling to get proper rest at night, your body is not able to do all these repairs which would make it difficult for you to get through your days. 

Hypoallergenic blankets are blankets made up of materials resistant to allergens. Just by making use of these blankets, it may aid you to avoid the headaches and frustrations that your allergies bring you. Using a cotton blanket, which is hypoallergenic, may improve your quality of sleep and therefore offer you more pleasant days. Another bonus to cotton is that it regulates your body temperature by absorbing your body’s moisture and dissipating into the air, making it pleasant for warmer days and nights. 

However, as much as acquiring one of these blankets may assist you in ensuring that you are keeping your allergies at bay, you can’t merely get a hypoallergenic blanket and expect no allergic reactions to occur. You could also purchase hypoallergenic pillows, duvet covers and throws, but you would in addition have to wash your textiles about once a week. This will remove any dust or pollen that may be on the textiles and, luckily, cotton blankets are easy to clean. Keeping your pets away from your bedroom will prove to be useful as well since they can easily carry allergens in their fur. By adopting all these precautions you will find that being in your home will be a bit more pleasant and comfortable with your fresh hypoallergenic textiles that give your home a new refreshing look for the change of season while, at the same time, leaving you more energized for your days with a good night’s rest. Our hypoallergenic blankets are made specifically for this reason and offer a range of colours from only R559! Shop our hypoallergenic range here.


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