ATLANTA, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Annually, allergies and asthma strike one out of every four Americans, causing untold suffering, sneezing and wheezing -- as well as $6 billion in doctor visits and medication.
However, putting the right air treatment and cleaning strategies in place throughout your home can create a healthier living environment and help avoid allergy suffering, says Steven Hong, home health specialist and president of Sylvane.com (http://www.sylvane.com).
Hong offers these practical tips for a healthier, happier, and
-- Tackle Pollen -- As seasons change, the air becomes saturated with tiny
airborne particles that trigger runny noses, sneezing, and itchy eyes.
Eliminate these particles with an economical air purifier like the Alen
Air Purifier (http://www.sylvane.com/alen-air-purifiers.html).
-- Address Humidity -- Mold is a major cause of allergies. Prevent mold
growth by keeping your home's relative humidity below 50%. An Energy
Star-rated dehumidifier like the Comfort-Aire Dehumidifier
control humidity and keep electric bills low.
-- Keep Your Cool -- Stay cool this summer with an air conditioner that
cools, dehumidifies, and filters the air -- rather than using fans
which can re-circulate dust particles. Portable air conditioners
flexibility to be used in any room.
-- Clean Up After Fluffy -- Dog and cat dander is a major cause of
allergies. To con
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