Personal hygiene is actually one of the ways to protect yourself against all kinds of digestive diseases, infectious diseases, viruses, bacteria, colds, flu, etc.

Washing hands with soap and water is one of the ways that everyone does to observe secondary hygiene. This action destroys bacteria that can make you sick. It also prevents the spread of disease from one person to another.

What does Personal hygiene include?( types of personal hygiene)

- Every day you should clean your body (body wash)

- Hands should be washed with soap after using the toilet

- Use a toothbrush at least twice a day (oral hygiene)

- Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze

- Hands should be washed after touching pets

Due to the re-emergence of the corona virus (A-micron variants), we have to repeat the health issues again (hygiene routine)

- Washing hands with soap and water

- Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth

- Regularly disinfect surfaces that you use frequently, such as desks, door handles, etc.

- Personal items such as mobile phones, keys, cards, wallets, etc. must be disinfected.

- Opening the door and windows to change the air

- Using disinfectants for hands and surfaces

- Use of available vaccines

When should you raise your hands?

Washing hands after going to the toilet is very important. Because it is possible that the feces you have been in contact with contains billions of microbes.

-Washing hands before and after eating

-Before and after changing diapers

-Before and after touching a sick person

-Before and after cutting the wound

-After handling garbage, dirty surfaces etc.

Why should we pay attention to personal hygiene?

Because it prevents the spread of germs and infectious diseases. Germs can cause many infectious diseases.

What are the effects of not observing personal hygiene?

Just as good habits are directly related to health, poor health habits can directly affect a person's health. These complications cause infectious diseases.

If you do not wash your hands regularly, germs and bacteria are transferred to the mouth or eyes. Each of these microbes causes problems in one way or another.

- Contracting various infectious diseases, including covid-19

- Diarrhea

- Infections associated with worms

- Respiratory infections such as colds and flu

- Eye infections that can even cause blindness

Does the lack of personal hygiene affect a person's mental health?

Poor mental health is related to mental health in two ways. Having a dirty appearance makes a person isolated in society. This feeling of loneliness causes failure in social life and leads to depression or social anxiety.

Observance of personal hygiene in children

Observance of personal hygiene helps children to stay healthier and become aware of diseases.