Dust Mite Allergies
Dust mites are microscopic, eight-legged
creatures that are 0.3mm in length (7,000 can
fit on a fingernail) and are invisible to the
It is the dust mite feces that causes the
development and aggravation of allergies.
A dust mite will produce 200 times its own
body weight in feces during its short lifetime!
Mattresses contain 60% of the dust mites
found in the home. Given that we spend up to
one-third of our lives in the bedroom and are
exposed to this highly potent allergen for long
periods of time, the bedroom is the number
one treatment priority.
15% of the U.S. population is allergic to pets
and other animals.
Many people are unaware that they suffer from
pet allergies. Symptoms include watery and
itching eyes, hives, sneezing, coughing,
wheezing and difficulty breathing.
Between 75% and 90% of families with pet
allergies do not take their physician's advice and
remove their pets from the home.
"Exposure to allergens produced by house
dust mites-found in nearly every indoor
environment-can lead to asthma in children
who are predisposed to developing the
Institute of Medicine
"The Allergy Relief Treatment formulation was
effective in reducing the concentration of Der p
1 (dust mite allergen) in pooled house dust
samples by 90%."
Dust Mite Allergen Denaturation:
A Trial of Allergy Relief
Richard Thorogood, MI Bio., Auckland
University School of Medicine
"(Allergy Relief Treatment) was shown to
have denaturing effects on Fel d 1 (Cat), Can f
1 (Dog), Der p 1 (Dust Mites), and Der f 1 (Dust
Mites) in dust samples containing these
P. Brock Williams, Ph.D. Director of Research
Reference Laboratory Lenexa, KS