Some of the routine things we do (or don’t do) every day matter more to our health than we may think. The benefits of good personal and household hygiene are real. You feel better! And you are helathier too. Did you know handwashing reduces the risk of respiratory infections? Or that daily brushing and flossing your teeth avoids painful cavities and toothaches and seriously reduces bad breath?
Since start of semester, which of the following hygiene issues have you dealt with?
- Dental cavities
- Pests/ants/bed bugs
- Athlete’s foot
- Roommate stress due to hygiene issues
- Smelly room
- Body odor