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Where do winter allergens linger the most in the house?

Tania Elliott, MD
Internal Medicine
Winter allergens (pet and dust allergens) stay in the air longer, and live on your bedding/furniture, so it's key to keep your house clean and use an air purifier. Watch me share tips for winter allergy sufferers. 
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One of the biggest culprits for winter allergies is the bedroom bookshelf. Your books and collectables aren’t the only things on your shelves - winter allergens are lingering there as well. Bookshelves collect dust and mites that can trigger symptoms like itchy eyes, congestion and sore throat. You can get some relief by cleaning thoroughly at least once a week, but if you need a more permanent solution, it’s best to remove the bookshelf from your bedroom entirely.
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