Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion Updated 11 November 2015 Dust mites Did you know that making your bed makes it an extra-comfy home for dust mites? When you make your bed in the mornings, you’re trapping millions of dust mites in the bed, protecting them from drying out and dying in the bright daylight and giving them a safe place to eat, poop, and breed. If you don't make your bed, you expose the mites to the regular atmosphere of your house. Moving air and sun are too harsh for these little creatures to survive, so they die, making your bed just a little less gross at the end of the day. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? Medical New medication approved for multidrug-resistant HIV From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.