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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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How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

See below: Establish time when you would like to go to bed. Create a bed time routine: warm showers, room on a slightly cooler side. Learn relaxation exercises to help put your body in a "i'm sleeeeeepy mode" :). Don't use your bedroom as your office. Try to avoid afternoon naps, no caffeine after 3-4 pm. Use your bed for sleep and sex only. Our body likes schedules and routines. Remember that:). ...Read more

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Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Great question: That is a great question, but this is a limited answer forum. Make an appointment with a GYN MD who can take the time to provide you the answer that you are seeking as it involves a significant amount of time. ...Read more

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What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

Hygiene is one: Of the pillars of health along with healthy eating and exercise. It helps to minimize your risk of developing an infectious or toxic complication. ...Read more

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How can personal hygiene affect your physical health?

How can personal hygiene affect your physical health?

In many ways: Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/107811-consequences-poor-personal-hygiene/

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What is relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

What is relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

Same: Mental hygiene is an older term for mental health, but the terms can be used interchangeably. The mental hygiene movement took off in the early 1900's, and was basically concerned with the improvement of the care of people with mental disorders. ...Read more

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Which is the relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

Mental Health: Refers basically to our state of emotional wellness where as mental hygiene is about how we take care of ourself emotionally. ...Read more

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Is it true that poor personal hygiene may be beneficial to good health, as in creating a better immune system?

Is it true that poor personal hygiene may be beneficial to good health, as in creating a better immune system?

Untested: A current popular theory among some doctors is that we raise our children in too sterile and protected an environment. Because of this they are not exposed when very young to a variety of allergens which keeps the immune system healthy and focused. They then consider this might be the cause of some diseases later in life, especially asthma. ...Read more

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Does good dental hygiene have an affect on cardiovascular health?

Does good dental hygiene have an affect on cardiovascular health?

Most likely: Numerous studies have been and are being conducted to connect the two, but most researchers feel that there is a connection. Google for articles and research ...Read more

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Help please! Is flatulence of a bad odor a sign of bad digestive system health/hygiene?

Help please! Is flatulence of a bad odor a sign of bad digestive system health/hygiene?

Not necessary: Bad odor that's h2s. High fiber can cause it. First step is tp cut down on fiber. Also be more active physically. ...Read more

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Mom has BV Frontotemporal dementia, gets btw. 3-6 UTIs a yr. Because of poor hygiene practice. How will this affect her kidneys and overall health?

Mom has BV Frontotemporal dementia, gets btw. 3-6 UTIs a yr. Because of poor hygiene practice. How will this affect her kidneys and overall health?

It's not good: This can certainly be difficult and can get worse. Discuss her needs w/ her doctor (s) and slowly prepare for care decisions. Her need for more complete care might become urgent as time passes and planning can help. A problem w/ UTIs is that they plus the antibiotics can both cause problems for the brain and tat can worsen the dementia, etc. It's a vicious cycle and help will help. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to educate someone with bad personal hygienes? What information can I share to help promote good hygienes?

How to educate someone with bad personal hygienes? What information can I share to help promote good hygienes?

Check out the useful: Tips below regarding good personal hygiene. This may be a tall order for you to say discreetly tell your friend about her smelly nature. Best wishes! Http://www. Ehow. Com/list_6928308_good-personal-hygiene-tips. Html#page=0 http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/89873-tips-good-personal-hygiene/. ...Read more

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Could you please give me some information about mental hygiene or introduce sites which are in persian?

Could you please give me some information about mental hygiene or introduce sites which are in persian?

Two resources: I found one -- the iranian mental health research network: http://www. Mhrn. Net/ unfortunately I cannot read the language, but perhaps it's a start that could lead you to additional helpful information at least. I also found a document about mental disorders in persian: http://www. Heretohelp. Bc.Ca/sites/default/files/farsi_primer. Pdf. ...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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My son goes to a special need place. I try so hard but he still doesn't 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 doesn't 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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I am wondering why poor hygiene causes diseases?

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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I want to know what's the importance of mental hygiene?

It helps to: Maintain balance in your life. We all need spiritual, physical and emotional balance. ...Read more

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What to do if I got a warning at work for "poor hygiene".?

What to do if I got a warning at work for "poor hygiene".?

Clean Yourself Up: This commonly means that you do not appear to be very clean, and possibly smell bad. Look at your daily personal hygiene habits. How often do you bathe/shower/wash your hair/shave (men)/shave legs (women). Are your clothes clean. Are your fingernails clean. Do you use deodorant. Are your teeth clean. If unsure, ask someone close to you. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What are good hygiene habits I should help my children develop at a young age?

What are good hygiene habits I should help my children develop at a young age?

Similar to adults.: Children should brush their teeth twice daily. Floss and mouth rinse when older enough to understand. Children should shower at least 3 times weekly. Changing clothes and undergarments daily is important. Proper use of toilet and cleaning themselves after using the toilet, Hand washing after using the toilet or when hands are dirty. ...Read more

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I always have this odor (down there) after sex. And it doesn't go away for weeks. I have good hygiene, what could it be?

I always have this odor (down there) after sex. And it doesn't go away for weeks. I have good hygiene, what could it be?

Vaginal odor: Generally, if you have a vaginal odor without other vaginal symptoms, it's unlikely that your vaginal odor is abnormal. However, odors can also be caused by different infections so it is important you see your gynecologist to have the odor evaluated and be tested for any other treatable issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sometimes I smell and taste musty down there. I am a female and I am so embrrassed. Idk what to do. I take good care of my hygiene. Help?

Sometimes I smell and taste musty down there. I am a female and I am so embrrassed. Idk what to do. I take good care of my hygiene. Help?

Need to examine: Yeast infections in the vagina are not uncommon and may cause the symptoms you described. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment as it is a treatable condition. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I want some help with hygiene things like how often to shower and wash face and stuff like that. What should I be doing?

What do you advise if I want some help with hygiene things like how often to shower and wash face and stuff like that. What should I be doing?

Daily: There's no rule. It depends on how much you sweat, how dirty or oily your skin gets.
Daily or every other day is safe start.
Changing the clothes with each shower is also good since they can get sweaty or odorous as well. ...Read more

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How often should I be shaving my vagina to keep good hygiene?

How often should I be shaving my vagina to keep good hygiene?

Shaving your: Vagina is not necessary for good hygiene. In fact shaving might give a portal for possible infection. ...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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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