Why health depends on pillows?

When a person sleeps, his body continues to work. Tossing and turning in my sleep, there is a compression of the cushion, in turn, allocated it absorbs sebum and sweat. Continued use of the pillow imprinted on her spots and deformations. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg, which makes it unattractive in appearance. The real threat lies within and is not visible to the naked eye.

Someone who lives in a pillow?

During its use, the pillow fell in love with not only you, but also the housing of the ticks that we found in her safe place for existence. Mites provoke allergic reactions, bronchial asthma. The old pillow is often the cause of acne on the face.

To feel "at home" ticks are when the humidity is above 40%. To achieve such targets in the home difficult, especially if we are talking about a pillow or blanket in which the humidity is maintained by evaporation of the body. Much love from the mites are feather products.

Another fact pointing to the need to replace a loss of form. Sagging and dented the pillow is not able to provide reliable support for the head. To guarantee a healthy sleep can only cushion that completely fills the space between the shoulders and head when you lie on your back. If you prefer to sleep on your side, choose initially flat bedding.

Preventive measures

The service life of the cushion should not exceed 2.5–3 years. As a preventative measures, you can choose to use the old "grandmother's method" – summer drying in the sun. Reliable assistant in the fight against excessive humidity will become electric heating pad.

If you intend to purchase a new pillow, give preference to quality synthetic filler. However, even synthetic bedding require a systematic washing and cleaning at least twice a year. For those who suffer from allergies, procedures for cleaning should be performed every 3-4 months.

For natural pillows requires a special approach for their durability and security to others is the bulkhead. The procedure should be performed every 1-2 years. At home its implementation impossible and requires treatment by professionals.

A popular method of freezing can kill the "uninvited guests" in your pillow, but the dead insects are as dangerous as live ones.