Health and hygiene are essential to your academic success as an international student. It’s not news that the hectic nature of studying causes students to focus basically on academics while ignoring their health and hygiene. It is, however, very necessary to strike a balance between these two. We’re here to help so, we’ll reveal 5 ways international students can maintain health and hygiene.
Let’s review the health tips at a glance:
- Maintain Cleanliness
- Engage in regular Exercise
- Drink a lot of Water
- Get yourself some good sleep
- Maintain a Balanced Diet
1. Maintain Cleanliness
Cleanliness is next to godliness so, hygiene starts with you. Cleanliness includes taking showers, washing hands, washing clothes, keeping your room and cooking utensils clean, etc. Washing your hands regularly will enhance your health by keeping bacteria at bay.
2. Engage in regular Exercise
One great way to maintain health and hygiene as an international student is through exercise. Physical exercises are beneficial to students in many ways including the fact that it serves as a stress reliever. Furthermore, it greatly reduces depression and anxiety. Exercise helps students keep fit and improves their mental well-being.
3. Drink a lot of Water
‘Water is life‘ isn’t just a popular quote; it’s true because at least 60% of the adult human body is water. Therefore, drinking a lot of water regularly is a very good practice. Your brain, heart, lungs, kidneys, skin, muscles, and bones are largely composed of water. Water also regulates temperature and maintains other body functions which are key to maintaining good health.
4. Get yourself some good Sleep
Yet another way international students can maintain health and hygiene is by getting adequate and quality sleep. A good night’s sleep has a way of improving your mood, keeps your mind alert and makes you function better generally. It also keeps your body rested and rejuvenated thus further improving your well being mentally and physically.
5. Maintain a Balanced Diet
A balanced diet furnishes the body with so many benefits. For instance, it keeps the body nourished, refreshed, provides energy, reduces excess cholesterol, improves the immune system and maintains body weight. Maintaining a balanced diet enables the body function optimally and drastically reduces your tendency to fall sick.
As always, we’re invested in ensuring that you enjoy a wonderful study experience. We’re absolutely confident that one sure way to achieve that goal is when international students maintain their health and hygiene.