Millions of Microbes Are Living in Your Mattress

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 08/30/2023

You spend 1/3 of your life sleeping, and your mattress may contain millions of microbes. Find out what to do.

0:00 Introduction: There are microbes in your mattress

0:20 Microbes living in your mattress

4:00 What to do about microbes in your mattress

5:00 Check out my video on growing certain plants in your room to increase oxygen!

I want to increase your awareness of the fact that there are microbes living in your mattress.

These tiny microbes thrive on your mattress and your pillow. Some of them may bite you. Others may cause you to wake up with allergy symptoms. But, don’t worry, we’ll also cover what you can do about this.

Microbes living in your mattress:

1. Dust mites

2. Bed bugs

3. Fungus and bacteria

4. Pet dander

5. Chemicals

What you can do:

1. Regularly wash your bedding with very hot water and baking soda

2. Reduce humidity as much as you can

3. Avoid pet exposure to your bed

4.. Get a good air purifier

5. Vacuum your mattress on a regular basis


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