Dust mites and allergens are among the greatest causes of allergies. They are known to be significant triggers of asthmatic attacks. Allergy specialists advise that the only kind of allergy barrier bedding that benefits allergy sufferers are those that completely encase the mattress and pillow, these are commonly referred to as dust mite covers or allergen proof bed covers.
There are a few brands of dust mite covers available in Australia. Some options for dust mite protection include (but are not limited to):
- An Australian made option, AllergEnd can be sourced from their website.
- Protect-A-Bed range is commonly stocked by major bedding/bed linen retailers
- Sleep Comfort is stocked by the Allergy Shop
- Bed Bug Mattress covers by Bed Bug Barrier
- Mite guard RX covers by Miteguard