15 Ways to Detox your Cleaning Supply Closet-MainPhoto“These perform important physiological functions but because of modern life they are changing and some are disappearing,” said Blaser. “Those disappearances have consequences — some good, some bad.” Therefore, due to germaphobic behavior, when we overly sanitize a child´s environment, we may deprive them the opportunity to build a strong immune system. As with most things in life, keeping your kids healthy is a matter of finding balance.