Hidden Microscopic Life In Your Bed Sheets Can Have A Huge Impact On Your Health

Date March 2, 2018 18:33

We rarely think about our bed sheets when we’re about to go to sleep. That is most probably a bad thing because what we are about to tell and show you will definitely frighten you.


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Hidden life

If you look at your bed sheets through a microscope, you’ll be surprised to see an unbelievable, horrifying and gross microscopic life. In addition to particles of skin, saliva, sweat, cookie crumbs, a lot of microorganisms can be found there. House dust mites are probably the most unpleasant of such.


How to protect yourself.

These little things live in the same bed where you sleep. They eat your dead skin and secrete histamine, which can lead to the development of allergy, thus lowering your immune system.

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The only way to keep dust mites under control is to wash your bed sheets regularly. There are some notes you should remember:

  1. Remember to wash your bed sheets at least twice a month. It is ideal to wash them once a week.
  2. You should wash your sheets in hot water in order to kill mites. They can survive in cold water.
  3. Pillows need to be washed at least twice a year. If you have never washed them, you should consider throwing them away. Pillows can contain mold, which can cause many unpleasant ailments, such as asthma or bronchitis.

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Don’t be lazy and wash those sheets already! Stay healthy!

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