The best bed linen to fight allergies

Bedding is a perfect environment for dust mites, millions of them can live on every square inch a bed sheet. Anti-allergy bedding, covers for mattresses, pillows, and duvets are recommended to prevent contact with dust that carries mites which are making allergies worse.

Night-time allergies prevent you from having a good nights sleep? Getting the best anti-allergy bedding can help you get rid of the symptoms and sleep better. Various types of anti-allergy bedding work in different ways. We’ve put together this article to help you choose the best bedding to fight allergies.

What makes bedding anti-allergic?

Hypoallergic bedding reduces allergens from your duvet, pillows and mattress reaching your skin, helping to limit the symptoms of night-time allergies. The most common reasons for allergy symptom are dust mite allergens and fungal spores which are the main allergens that anti-allergy bedding is protects you from.

Allergy-proof bedding might help if you feel like your symptoms get worse when you’re in bed. There are many types of anti-allergy coverings you can use on things like pillows to combat allergens.

Chemicals from dust mites can trigger an allergic reaction causing symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose, itchy, red, or watery eyes, and a cough. A sensitivity to dust mites can induce asthma and symptoms like trouble breathing, coughing and chest pain.

Dust mites flourish in warm, humid environments. You probably spend long hours in bed each night, getting your sheets warm and humid with body heat and shedding skin cells which dust mites feed on. This can create a perfect situation for these critters to breed in areas like your mattress, pillows, comforter, and duvet cover.
Allergy-proof bedding reduces your exposure to dust mites and helps to stop them from reproducing. Tightly woven covers for all  the objects making up your comfy bed, like your pillows, duvet and mattress. This prevents dust from getting in or out.