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Could cold sores appear on the tongue in a healthy young adult due to poor hygiene?

Could cold sores appear on the tongue in a healthy young adult due to poor hygiene?

Not usually: Only one "cold sore" type can appear on the tongue, and that is herpes. As this is a virus, something has to set it off or allow it to occur. If your poor hygiene is a reflection of you being run-down and your immune system being weakened, then it is possible. But typically we do not see a frequency of herpes on the tongue due to poor hygiene. Hope you get things cleaned up. Good Luck. ...Read more

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An adult suffers from insomnia for reasons unknown to the medical profession, who already practices good sleep hygiene, what's safe to take nightly?

An adult suffers from insomnia for reasons unknown to the medical profession, who already practices good sleep hygiene, what's safe to take nightly?

Melatonin: alerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ((Melissa officinalis)), passion flower (Passiflora incarnata), Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), Hops (Humulus lupulus), Lavender (Lavandula officinalis), St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) & are herbs which can aid with sleep ...Read more

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I have adult acne. I use good hygiene, eat healthy, and exercise. Is there anything else (or more specific) I can do with my lifestyle to reduce it?

I have adult acne.  I use good hygiene, eat healthy, and exercise.  Is there anything else (or more specific) I can do with my lifestyle to reduce it?

Diet, supplements: Avoid sugar, simple carbs, and substitute lactose free milk. Some people are sensitive to sugar. In addition nutritional supplements containing zinc and niacinamide are helpful. A hern which works well for acne is gugulipid. If these. Changes are not enough, prescription creams ay be necessary from your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is good hygiene?

What is good hygiene?

Healthy living: Classical authors describe hygiene primarily in terms of cleanliness (personal, wound); today we think of it as cultivating mental attitudes that are likely to result in your being productive and fulfilled, avoiding practices like smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, and overeating, good sleeping habits, and staying physically fit. ...Read more

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How can I improve my hygiene?

How can I improve my hygiene?

Hygiene: What are the hygiene issues you are worried about. Besides showers tooth brushing and general good diet i see no other ways to improve a problem. ...Read more

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What are the things that a man should do to have a good hygiene?

What are the things that a man should do to have a good hygiene?

Here's a few...: Daily bathing, trimming fingernails and toenails, shaving facial hair, brushing and flossing teeth twice per day ...Read more

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How do you remind a demented individual or make her understand the reasons for hygiene and safety precations?

How do you remind a demented individual or make her understand the reasons for hygiene and safety precations?

You can't : Dementia is a horrible illness which slowly (or rapidly) removes the victims ability to understand and communicate. The best you can do is be supportive. ...Read more

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My son goes to a special need place.I try so hard but he still doesnt do the basic things he should do.Changing, hygiene, dress etc. what should I do?

My son goes to a special need place.I try so hard but he still doesnt do the basic things he should do.Changing, hygiene, dress etc. what should I do?

What form of: treatment or program is he enrolled in? Are you talking about a school, an outpatient or day treatment? Sounds like your son might need a higher level of care but its hard to assess from the question. Share your concerns with the head of your son's current program. Perhaps s/he can direct you to another source of help, or add one to make your current program more effective. ...Read more

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WHTA ARE THE CONSEQUENCES IF HYGIENE IS NOT MAINTAINED?

WHTA ARE THE CONSEQUENCES IF HYGIENE IS NOT MAINTAINED?

Many: If teeth and mouth not well kept dental decay abscesses and just multiple issues. If body not kept. Foul smelling bacteria fungal growth. Hygiene is so important. Stay clean. ...Read more

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What is mental hygiene?

What is mental hygiene?

Wellness: Mental hygiene is doing exercises and behaviors that help you maintain your sense of well being and serenity, and reduce negative emotions and psychiatric sx. These can be things like a healthy diet, exercise, mindfulness, and having enough sleep. ...Read more

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What is mental hygiene"?

What is mental hygiene"?

Mental Hygiene: Mental hygiene is the study of the development of healthy mental and emotional habits, attitudes, and behavior and the prevention of mental illness. Another is: the branch of psychiatry that deals with the science and practice of maintaining and restoring mental health, and of preventing mental disorder through education, early treatment, and public health measures. It's best to start early! ...Read more

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What is a mental hygiene issue?

What is a mental hygiene issue?

A practice: Here's a reference on the history of the term, "mental hygiene":

http://www.Jhsph.Edu/departments/mental-health/about/origins.Html

mental hygiene is the set of practices conducive to the preservation of mental health. Those practices have changed over the years, but taking care of physical health , meditation, socializing, taking time for gratitude, etc. Might all be mental hygiene practices. ...Read more

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Are warts caused by bad hygiene?

Are warts caused by bad hygiene?

It can be a factor: There needs to be an opening in the skin for the virus to get in. Poor hygiene could be a factor. ...Read more

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Whats the importance of mental hygiene?

Whats the importance of mental hygiene?

Huge: Mental hygiene covers all those practices helping us to have good physical and mental health. Therefore, things like structuring the day so that is not too overwhelming, journaling, sleeping adequately etc, can be considered both preventive and curative measures ...Read more

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What are good hygiene habits to develop?

What are good hygiene habits to develop?

Hand washing: Good & frequent hand washing is HUGE regarding not passing germs. All you need is water (warm is good) and soap. Need to scrub all surfaces well (at least as long as singing the ABC song). Rinse well. Lack of adequate hand washing is the cause for spread of many types of germs. ...Read more

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What is the importance of mental hygiene?

What is the importance of mental hygiene?

Mental Hygiene: "mental hygiene" is the historical precursor to modern movements promoting mental health. Dr. Isaac ray (one of the founders of the american psychiatric association) defined mental hygiene as "an art to preserve the mind against incidents and influences which would inhibit or destroy its energy, quality or development." it's aimed at maintaining positive mental health, and preventing disorders. ...Read more

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What personal. Hygiene should be done dail?

What personal. Hygiene should be done dail?

Many things: Wash daily with bathing or showering. Shampooing the hair should be done daily too, or at the least 3x/week. Hand washing is important before eating or handling food, and always after using the bathroom, brushing and flossing your teeth after meals is recommended and when you awake and go to sleep. Shaving areas and how often is a personal preference. ...Read more

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Can someone explain what is "mental hygiene"?

Can someone explain what is "mental hygiene"?

Mental Hygiene: Mental hygiene is the study of the development of healthy mental and emotional habits, attitudes, and behavior and the prevention of mental illness. Another is: the branch of psychiatry that deals with the science and practice of maintaining and restoring mental health, and of preventing mental disorder through education, early treatment, and public health measures. It's best to start early! ...Read more

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How can I improve my health and hygiene habits?

Too general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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I am wondering why poor hygiene causes diseases?

Common sense: Would tell you that poor hygiene can cause bacteria and viruses to grow where they should not good hygiene involves keeping your self clean , and brushing your teeth, etc. Who would not want to do that ! ...Read more

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What types of mental illnesses cause poor hygiene?

Hygiene: Chronic illnesses with poor insight or poor cognition, such as schizophrenia or mood disorders or dementias. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a mental hygiene warrant?

Could you explain what is a mental hygiene warrant?

Warrant: In general this term refers to authorization for law enforcement to take a person into custody because there is reason to believe he/she is a danger to self/others or otherwise requires immediate mental health attention. Typically it involves an order for a doctor to examine that person (often a psychiatrist). I saw 'in general' because these vary according to region regarding specifics. ...Read more