Teaching mindful hygiene habits to children while they are young is one of the best ways to make the behavior habitual, and sets the stage for lifelong life long healthy practices. Enumerated in this article are key behavioral hygienic strategies we can teach children, AND adults, that don’t require the use of cleaners, sanitizer, or disinfectants.
Some prevalent viral infections, alas, cannot be prevented. This explains why some children between the ages of 4-6 , or later, get upwards of two (2) to ten (10) colds every year, despite having a healthy diet, and adequate sleep.
Medicines, antibiotics, vaccines, our immune system, and various prevention practices -- which do we turn to then?
In human-to-human transmission, we commonly get contamination through touching of surfaces like elevator buttons, bathroom doors, keyboards, and other high-touch areas. The key to lessen the spread of harmful microorganisms is actually very simple -- and this practice alone can save one so many hours of stress, lost time, and effort spent on doctors visits.