Do not kill bed mites; one can get rid of them by unmade bed

A British study found that unmade bed would get rid of some mites.

You do not have the time or inclination to put your sheets in order? Do not be offended more: do not bed would be good for health, according to scientists from Kingston University (UK).

Researchers have shown that unmade bed could push microscopic insects, dust mites, these mass under your blankets (1.5 million on average per bed).

MITES MOISTURE AMATEUR

Why? These mites less than a millimeter in length cannot live in dry conditions sheets and blankets defeated.

“These pests cannot survive in the humidity sensing using small glands on the outside of their body remaining a bed unmade during the day empty humidity mattress. Mites in consequence dehydrate and die, “says Dr. Stephen Pretlove, originally from the study.

INSECT DROPPINGS CAUSE ASTHMA ATTACKS

“The mite allergen in house dust may declare quite acute seizures in people suffering from asthma and allergies .

Unfortunately, to date it is difficult to combat. It would be interesting to reduce their presence through the adoption of new behaviors in the home, “according to Dr Matt Hallsworth, who works at the charity Asthma UK and Professor Andrew Wardlaw, of the British Society for Allergy.

FIGHT AGAINST MITES DAILY

Several solutions exist to get rid of dust mites:

  • open windows;
  • buy pillows and dust mite mattress;
  • and not to his bed!

Source: “Do not make your bed in the morning!” Stephen Pretlove, Kingston University (UK) (2005)

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