Monday, November 19, 2007

The health benefits of an unmade bed

The next time you're scolded for not making your bed, explain that an unmade bed is healthier than a nicely made one.


It seems that disarrayed bedding allows moisture to escape, which makes it harder for allergy-aggravating dust mites to survive.


Note, however, that this news does not mean that it's okay to go weeks without changing the sheets.


And bamboo sheets apparently do a good job of preventing creepy-crawly growth.



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—Mellow Monk


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