Personal Health Habits – This Article will provide information on developing habits to prevent illness and maintain good health.
Get plenty of sleep. How much sleep a person needs is going to vary. Some people function well on five hours, and others need eight hours. Overall, inform the students that six to eight hours of sleep is generally a good amount. Sleeping is the body’s way of recovering from both physical and mental exhaustion. Rested bodies functions better and are more likely of fend off germs that lead to colds, flu, etc.
Wash your hands frequently. When you touch such things as a door knob, telephone, faucet, or computer keyboard, germs get on your hands. When you touch your eyes and mouth, your put yourself at risk for exposing yourself to these germs. Most medical personnel agree that hand washing is one of the best ways to kill germs. In doing so, a person greatly reduces his ask of catching colds, flu, or other diseases.
Maintain good hygiene. Besides washing your hands, taking regular baths or showers, washing your hair, and brushing your teeth greatly increase the chance of remaining healthy. Absenteeism due to dental and skin problems can be prevented by engaging in proper hygiene.
Wear clothes that are appropriate for the weather. This is especially true during the winter months. When a person gets cold and wet, his resistance to germs and viruses are reduced. When this resistance is reduced, the person is more likely to get sick.