Asthma is a medical conditions that obstructs the airways in the lungs. If you are an asthma sufferer, your airways are often inflamed and at risk. The numbers are growing with 315 Million cases worldwide and 8% of which is contributed by our country.
Determining what triggers your attacks will be helpful in managing this condition.Asthma attacks can be triggered by a variety of factors, such as allergens, illness, smoke, exercise, weather changes, drugs and even food we eat.
Asthma symptoms include Shortness of breath, Chest tightness or pain, difficulty in sleeping, coughing or wheezing.
Studies have revealed that our airways tend to limit its function at 4:00 in the morning, while most people are asleep. During slumber, our airways tend to restrict as resistance develops in both upper and lower airways. Most people continue to sleep without problem, but for asthmatics, the narrowing airways trigger an episode.
Our bodies could be reacting in real-time to allergens in the bedroom, such as dust mites, that may be in our mattress. Dust mites are microscopic insects that are found by the thousands in the average home. Any type of movement, like walking around in the bedroom, turning over in bed or shaking the bedding, can cause the allergens to be released into the air. It is these waste products that irritate your airways and cause an asthma attack.
In addition to regularly cleaning your sheets and blankets, you should also protect against dust mites with hypoallergenic bedding options.
AKEMI offers a wide range of beddings that are known to be hypoallergenic as well as specialty sheets that inhibits bacterial growth. The brand has been in the country since 2004 and have been offering high-quality options for consumers.
One of AKEMI specialty fabric line is their TENCEL technology which is made from botanical origin which is cellulose of wood pulp. The fibers are completely natural and hypoallergenic.
TENCEL fabric has its natural cooling properties. With its outstanding moisture management, TENCEL absorbs excess liquid and quickly releases it again into the atmosphere.It inhibits bacteria growth effectively due to its moisture management capabilities, thus wearing a bedding made of AKEMI TENCEL significantly improves health, comfort and promotes the feeling of well-being.
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