Research suggests failing to make your bed in the morning may actually help keep you healthy,

A Kingston University study discovered the bugs CANNOT survive in the warm, dry conditions found in an unmade bed.
The average bed could be a home to up to 1.5 million house dust mites. Yuk!
The warm, damp conditions created in an occupied bed are ideal for the creatures, but they are less likely to thrive when moisture is in shorter supply.

Researcher Dr Stephen Pretlove said: “We know that mites can only survive by taking in water from the atmosphere using small glands on the outside of their body.
“Something as simple as leaving a bed unmade during the day can remove moisture from the sheets and mattress so the mites will dehydrate and eventually die.”

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