It's not possible to completely avoid allergens, but you can reduce your symptoms by taking some steps to limit your exposure to them. It helps to know exactly what you're allergic to so that you can avoid your specific triggers.
Close doors and windows during pollen season.Don't hang laundry outside — pollen can stick to sheets and towels.Use air conditioning in your house and car.Use an allergy-grade filter in the ventilation system.Avoid outdoor activity in the early morning when pollen counts are highest.
Use allergy-proof covers on mattresses, box springs and pillows.Wash sheets and blankets in water heated to at least 130 F (54 C).Use a dehumidifier or air conditioner to reduce indoor humidity.
Block cracks and crevices where roaches can enter.Fix leaky faucets and pipes.Wash dishes and empty garbage daily.
Remove pets from the house, if possible.Bathe your pets on a weekly basis, if possible. Using wipes designed to reduce dander also may help.Keep your pets out of the bedroom.