12 Cancer-Causing Things You Need to Remove from Your Bedroom Right Now

In order to keep our body healthy, we need to have proper healthy diet and regular exercise. But are you aware that healthy environment has something to do to maintain our good health?

12 Cancer-Causing Things You Need to Remove from Your Bedroom Right Now

Yes, a Healthy environment has a big benefaction to your good health condition. You have to keep your place clean especially your bedroom where you spend almost 1/3 of your whole existence in sleeping. 

You have to consider replacing the things inside your bedroom including bed sheet, pillows, mattresses and even your air purifier. By doing this you can make your bedroom carcinogen-free. In addition, you can also prevent some other minor health problems such as skin diseases and allergies.

I will share with you this 12 ways to make your bedroom clean and carcinogen-free.


1.  Remove and  Replace your Pillow and Pillow Case with Organic Materials

We usually use cotton pillow and pillow case in our bedroom because of its soft and smooth texture that gives you a comfortable feeling in sleeping and you believe that it is the safest materials to use.  But many of us are not aware that they need to spray insecticide and pesticide to a cotton tree in order to produce cotton rapidly. Using some organic materials such as hemp, linen, wool and etc. can help you maintain your non-toxic room.

 2. Remove Faux /Fabric Furniture

You have to remove Some furniture in your house that is made of polyvinyl chloride and phthalates that very dangerous to your health it can disturb your endocrine system. Also, remove your water resistant couch pillow because it can absorb toxic matters.

3. Replace All Artificial Materials from Your Bedroom, Closet, and Bedding

Synthetic materials such as polyester, acrylic, and nylon are made from thermoplastic. Thus, when those materials are exposed to heat it will release plastic molecules that can be harmful to your health.

4. Replace the Artificial Clothes in Your Closet

Our clothes are sometimes made in a fabric that has chemicals that use as stain resistant that can be harmful to your health. Try to replace your synthetic clothes with clothes that made in organic materials.

5. Remove Accent / Throw Rugs

Do not use a rug in your bedroom because it can gather all dust, dirt, mites and even allergens that are harmful to your health. 
Try not to use accent to tile and woods floor because it can worsen the condition of people who have asthma and allergies.

6. Use No-VOC Paint

No-VOC paint is a good paint you can use because it reduces nonvolatile organic compounds. VOC can evaporate to the air quickly and they can make reaction with some other elements that create ozone. It will produce pollution that may result in many kinds of health problems such as breathing problems, headache, watery eyes, and nausea.

7. Remove Particle Board and MDF

In choosing furniture, it is better to use metal and glass because it can easily clean. 

Unlike furniture that made in melamine, MDF or particle boards it is made by wood that converted to powder and mixes with resins and other chemicals then compressed into a solid board. Its materials are also high in chemicals called formaldehyde that can cause allergies, headaches, and nausea.

8. Do not Use same Footwear Inside and Outside of your House, Remove Shoerack Inside your   Room

By using same shoes or slipper inside and outside of your house you can access dirt, chemicals, and pollen indoors. It's better to buy another pair of shoes or slipper for your inside use.

Also, avoid placing your shoe rack inside your room or even inside the house. It's better to place it outside the door.

9. Reduce the Electrical Devices

Do not put devices in your room that can distract your sleep like Tv and computers. Having enough sleep are important to maintain good health. Also, try to use an alarm clock with batteries instead of digital.

10. Put a Cover or Replace Your Mattress

You should be aware that mattresses have also stain resistant and retardant chemicals. Thus, it is important to cover your mattress with barrier cloth. But if you have money to buy a new one it's better to choose a mattress that made in organic material.

11. Buy an Air Cleaner

Use an air cleaner to provide fresh and clean air inside your room. There are many air cleaner that available in the market. Choose the one with HEPA filtrations and custom blend filters for people who has a problem with allergies to protect you from smoke, asthma, and MCS.

12. Remove Chemically Treated Drapes or Shades

Drapes and shades can absorb the pollen, dust, and numerous other allergens. Use shades and drapes that made of organic fabric or try to use wood blinds. Also, you can put blinds between the glass to avoid dirt, dust and other chemicals outside plus you don't have to maintain them weekly.

We hope that this article can help you a lot to maintain your good health. You should be aware of all the things around you to avoid health diseases.