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Why Should You Wash Your Hands? Health Tips

February 2, 2019
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Touch is one of the ways by which illness prevails in our body if precaution is not taken. In our daily lives if we try to count how many times we have touched our mouth, nose, eyes, ears it would be countless. Every day we touch many things with our hands and thus automatically our hands get exposed to thousands and thousands of germs and bacteria. These may lead to various illnesses like pneumonia, diarrhea which can be fatal in some cases. In this blog, we will discuss the benefits of washing your hands that will keep you healthy and disease free. Hence you need to wash your hands daily with soap and clean water to keep yourself and others healthy.

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When you should wash your hands?

Before cooking you should wash your hands with soap to eliminate germs if any. After cooking once again do the same.

Before eating anything (food or medicines) you need to wash your hands with soap.

Once you are back home from outside, the first thing you should do is clean your hands properly.

After toileting don’t forget to wash your hands.

If you are helping a small child uses the toilet or if you are changing a baby’s diaper, then first you should wash your own hands so that no germs get transferred from your hands.

Wash hands positively after blowing your nose or coughing.

Before putting a band-aid on cut areas or before treating a burn or wound, wash your hands with soap first.

If you have touched any commercial garbage or dustbin of your own house, make sure to wash your hands immediately.

While entering and after returning from Hospital you must clean your hands properly.

If someone is Doctor by profession then before and after treating patients you need to wash your hands.

If you are in a profession where you have to work touching your clients with your hands like Beautician, Cosmetologist, tattoo artist etc, wash your hands with soap immediately once your work gets completed.

According to research, washing your hands with soap and water kills more bacteria than if you wash your hands with soap only. You may use antibacterial soap at times for better result. First, wet your hands with water, then apply the kind of soap that suits you the best, lather will form, spread the lather throughout your hands up to the wrist including your nails and then wash with water.

Do wash your hands regularly to maintain hygiene not for yourself only but for others too. If you often fall sick, you should not ignore infact you should immediately consult the doctor. At Cure Mantra, we provide easy online doctor booking solution in Jamshedpur that saves your time and money.