Simple Skin Care

Hygiene has two aspects — personal and environmental. The subject of personal hygiene is “health” (physical and mental) and how to maintain it. Physical health is an important component of…

Hair Care

The condition of the hair reflects to some extent the nutritional status and general health of the body. Thin and sparse hair and easy pluckability indicate poor nutritional status. In…

Teeth Care

Dental care or broadly speaking oral hygiene is an important aspect of the personal health of an individual Good oral hygiene implies sound teeth and healthy gums with healthy surrounding…

PERSONAL HYGIENE

Definitions 1. Hygiene : The word “hygiene” is derived from Hygeia, the goddess of health in Greek mythology. Hygiene has been variously defined. According to one definition, hygiene is “the…

Eye Care

It has been said that “eyes are the windows of learning”. Good eyesight is therefore essential for the proper development of all the faculties of the individual. The conditions which…

Ear Care

The ear is an important sense organ of the body. It is not only responsible for hearing, but also for body equilibrium. The ear is liable to infection and injury….

Hand Care

Hands and nails pick up dirt and bacteria easily because they come in contact with a number of things. Therefore, they should be kept clean at all times) especially before…

Foot Care

The human foot is one of the most highly structured parts of the body. It is composed of 26 bones connected by ligaments, and interlaced by muscles, blood vessels and…

Menstrual Hygiene

The subject of menstruation is surrounded by superstitions, taboos, folklore, and feelings of shame, embarassment and resentment. The menstruating woman is considered unclean, and is prevented from taking part in…

Posture

Posture has been defined as position or bearing of the body. It has relationship to one’s personality. A good posture gives impression of a vigorous and dynamic personality. Attention to…

Elimination

The organs of elimination are the lungs, skin, kidney and the intestine. Lungs eliminate carbon dioxide; skin eliminates sweat; kidneys eliminate urine. These are more or less involuntary acts. The…