You probably go to the toilet several times a day thinking you know everything when it comes to maintaining private part’s hygiene. But, some things are done the wrong way.
Here are the five most common mistakes which you probably do, and could be dangerous to your health.
1. You sit for too long
If you have problem with constipation, it is better to walk around and stimulate your intestines than to sit and constantly apply pressure. If you sit on the toilet for too long you are taking a risk of stiffening the whole body.
2. You wipe in the wrong direction
This might be a habit of your since you were a child, or you just did not know the right way. All people, especially women/girls must know that the right way to wipe is from front to back. This way you will reduce the risk of infections and bacteria up to 70 %.
3. Over wiping
It is true you should not too little toilet paper, but you should not use too much either. Strong and intensive wiping can lead to irritation and inflammation. This is why it is better to use wet wipes than several layers of toilet paper.
4. Using hand dryer
It has been proven that hand dryers spread 27 times more bacteria than paper. Bacteria can be in the air for 15 minutes. This is why the best thing to do is wipe your hands using paper.
5. You are taking too much care down there
There are numerous intimate parts care products, but that does not mean they are good to use. Be careful when it comes to taking care of the vagina. Too much care product can imbalance its natural acidity, which can lead to increased risk of inflammation and infections.