Are down comforters bad for allergies?

People with severe allergies may want to steer clear of down or feather products. The researchers who published a recent study point out that sleeping on feathers can cause hypersensitivity pneumonitis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. These respiratory illnesses set in when a person breathes in dust from bird feathers.


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