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UC-Davis clinical research proves a Central Vacuum System reduces allergy symptoms.

Percent Improvement of Allergy Symptoms

Research has revealed a new remedy for allergy sufferers that is not a drug: a Central Vacuum System. Clinical research at the University of California at Davis has shown that a  Central Vacuum system provide measurable relief for allergy sufferers.

The Research

Indoor air pollution is one of the most common problems addressed by allergists and is troublesome for their patients. Central vacuum systems often are recommended for removing pollutants. Researchers at the University of California at Davis set out to determine whether a central vacuum system can relieve allergy symptoms.

The Findings

 Unlike conventional vacuums that can recirculate dust, a Central Vacuum system remove 100% of contacted dust, mites, pollen, animal dander and other allergens, and is superior to a conventional vacuum in providing relief from allergy symptoms.

Study results were published in an article entitled "The Influence of a Central Vacuum System on Quality of Life in Patients with House Dust-Associated Allergic Rhinitis", which appeared in the Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology*. The study was conducted under the auspices of Stanley M. Naguwa, M.D., and M. Eric Gershwin, M.D., both of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA.

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