Although summer is the time to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather, it can easily be ruined by pollen following you inside and to your bed! Check out this article, below, on how you can concentrate on having a good-nights sleep without the effects of allergies.
In an allergy survey conducted, 92 percent of respondents said their hay fever and allergy symptoms affect their work, school or daily routine, which includes sleep patterns.
The trick to sleeping well when you suffer from hay fever is to reduce the amount of pollen getting into your body at night.
People can tolerate a certain amount of pollen without reaction, but once this amount is exceeded – called the trigger level – hay fever symptoms start to occur. Stay below this level at night, you won’t get the symptoms, and your sleep won’t be affected. Go above it, and that’s when the trouble starts.
Keep bedding and fabrics clean. Vacuum the house regularly, especially beds and fabrics. Vacuum the bed covers and curtains to remove pollen, dust and pet allergen particles. Wash bedding regularly to remove allergens and dry them indoors rather than on a clothes line to prevent pollen particles being blown onto them by the wind.