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What is the importance of personal hygiene during adolescence?


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Adolescence:

  1. Adolescence is the time of life when a child reaches its reproductive maturity.
  2. This is indicated by a number of changes in the body.
  3. The process of these changes is known as puberty.

Personal hygiene is particularly important during puberty as the body starts to produce more hormones that can increase the amount of sweat, oil, and odor.

The following things are essential to maintain optimum health:

  1. Having a balanced diet.
  2. Drinking lots of water.
  3. Getting appropriate rest and relaxation.
  4. Getting enough sleep.
  5. Exercising regularly like running and yoga.
  6. Avoiding the use of alcohol and other drugs.
  7. Maintainance of proper personal hygiene.

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