To Top

4 Hidden Home Issues That Could Be Impacting Your Health

Squat Cleans

Are you worried about your health? Believe it or not, there are a variety of issues that could lead to problems with your health while you are at home. Here are some key examples to be aware of. 


First, you could have pests lurking around your home. One of the issues of pests is that they can remain undetected for a long time. That’s why you need to make sure that you are checking for some of the secret signs that you may be dealing with an infestation. This could include skins or droppings on the wall and on the floor. If you start to see the pest through the day, then it’s likely that there’s a full infestation in your home. In cases like this, you will need the support of a professional pest control service. 

Water Woes

It’s easy to assume that water is the safest thing that you can drink in your home. However, we should warn you that this may not be the case. It depends on where you live and the source of your water. It’s quite common for water that comes straight from a tap to contain a variety of nasty chemicals that could be impacting your health. This includes cleaning chemicals that are used by a lot of governments to – ironically – guarantee that water is safe to drink. This includes options like fluoride. That’s why you need to make sure that you are using a filter if you do tend to drink water from a tap. 


Next, you need to consider an issue like asbestos. Asbestos was used as an insulator in homes as late as the 1980’s. The problem is that the material has now been linked to a variety of different cancers including those that are incredibly difficult to treat. The problem is that you could have asbestos in your home without ever realizing it. If you do notice an issue like asbestos, then it should be removed immediately. Do be aware that this will also impact the value of your home when it’s time to sell.

Sleep Environment

Finally, it’s possible that there’s an issue with your sleep environment. If there’s a problem with where you are sleeping, then you’ll struggle to get the rest that your body needs to function as well as recharge. That’s why you need to make sure that you are setting this area of your home up carefully with everything that you require for a great snooze. For instance, you should consider how much tech you have in your bedroom space. Various research studies suggest that certain tech can disrupt your sleeping pattern. Meaning it’s more difficult for you to reach the deepest levels of sleep. This means the slightest disturbance could wake you up and might leave you feeling exhausted the next day. 

We hope this helps you understand some of the common hidden home issues that could be impacting your health and the steps that you should take to deal with these problems effectively. 

More in NEWS

The Rx Review is an independent fitness website, reporting on the Sport of Fitness, functional fitness news, The CrossFit Games, health and diet related information, and also provides reviews on sports performance products.