- Allergic reactions to their bites, which can be severe. Effects ranging from no reaction to a small bite mark to, in rare cases, anaphylaxis (severe, whole-body reaction).
- Secondary infections of the skin from the bite reaction, such as impetigo, ecthyma, and lymphangitis.
- Mental health impacts on people living in infested homes. Reported effects include anxiety, insomnia and systemic reactions.
Mites are one of the major indoor triggers for people with allergies and asthma.
Chronic, ongoing exposure to dust mites at home can dramatically impact the health of people with asthma and those who are allergic or particularly sensitive to mites.
These allergens cause an immune system response, known as allergic rhinitis. A dust mite allergy can range from mild to severe. A mild case may cause an occasional runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. In severe cases, the condition is ongoing, or chronic, resulting in persistent sneezing, cough, congestion, facial pressure or severe asthma attack.
- Bacteria and mold from your mattress or pillow can cause irritants to your skin whether its facial or body. Rashes and pimples are a common sign of bacteria that's making its way into your body's pores.
- It has been proven that our mattresses are the least piece of furniture that we clean and the one that lasts us the longest.
- We sweat on our mattresses which contains bacteria. This bacteria starts to accumulate overtime. In addition, we shed our skin as we sleep; microscopic dead cells which we inhale as we sleep. these microscopic pathogens create allergens and increases your chances of developing respitory problems.