Widespread concerns have been raised by users and manufacturers regarding the ingredients contained in most household products; justifiably so, as increased cases of new diseases and the rise in the occurrence of certain chronic illnesses have shown a correlation with exposure to many identifiable materials present in these products.
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?
Abundant germs surround us. They are in the air we breathe, and the things we touch. With a healthy and uncompromised immune system, we are largely protected from the detrimental effects that harmful germs could bring. We can keep our immune system robust by sleeping well, incorporating movement into our daily routine,
Immediate response to the body fluid spills is highly recommended, since prolonged contact time of this type of spill with the surface increases the formation of biofilm, making the bacteria from these spills up to 1,000 times more resistant to cleaners and disinfectants. Extended contact time also strengthens the bacteria’s attachment to the surface, and to each other.
Establishing a routine cleaning practice in our homes and workplaces is essential to maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment, and should be the first step we undertake, prior to sanitizing or disinfecting. With the right tools and practices in place, keeping our homes safe and virus-free becomes a breeze.