Coronavirus can be avoided by taking precautions such as washing hands, wearing masks, using sanitizers.





According to experts- nails can also be home to viruses, many people have a habit of chewing nails.





Delhi.  Precautions such as using a sanitizer to avoid corona virus





Delhi.  Among all the precautions to avoid the corona virus, we may have some such bad habits, which can destroy this caution.  It is also important to know about these 5 bad habits among precautions such as washing hands, wearing masks, using sanitizers, which can spread the  and increase its symptoms.





1. Smoking: Three times more than non-smokers.





Why Dangerous: Cigarettes or other forms of smoking directly affect the lungs.  A paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine studied 1,099 corona patients in China.  The study revealed that the risk of smokers being admitted to the ICU, having difficulty breathing and even dying is three times more than those who do not smoke.





What science says: According to a report by Massachusetts General Hospital, tobacco increases an enzyme named S2, which can help the covid-19 virus stick to lung cells.





2. Less sleep: Increases fear of Korena by 4.5 times





Why Dangerous: Lack of sleep can increase your chances of suffering from coronavirus.  A Washington University study has proved that lack of sleep can weaken the immune system.  At the same time, a study by the National Health Service of the UK also shows that those who sleep less than 5 hours are 4.5 times more likely to have a cold than those who sleep more than 7 hours.





What to do: Do ​​not change your bedtime even during lockdown.  Avoid eating caffeine (coffee), alcohol and immediately before bedtime.  Before lying in bed, make a distance from the TV and mobile screens.





3. Drinking alcohol: damages the lungs, risk of infection





Why Dangerous: Alcohol is believed to reduce the body's immunity.  There are also rumors that corona can be avoided by drinking alcohol or spraying it on the body.  WHO has stated that these rumors are false.  According to the US National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), excessive consumption of alcohol increases the risk of pneumonia.





What Science says: There is a part in the lungs called cilia, which keeps the air clear for breathing and protects it from mucus and dust.  Alcohol damages it.  The risk of infection increases.





4. Chewing Nails: If you have long nails, washing hands for 20 seconds is also useless





Why Dangerous: Many people have a habit of chewing nails, whether nervous or even usually.  Experts believe that nails can also be home to the virus.  Especially long and nail polish nails. Medical Editor of WebMD, Dr. Neha has said in one of her interviews that if you have long nails, washing your hands for 20 seconds can also be useless.  According to experts, the size of the corona virus is about 125 nanometers.  A virus of this size can remain inside the nail and even in the cracks of the nail polish.  While eating food from here or touching the face, the virus can also go inside your body.  In addition, the virus can spread from the nails to various surfaces.





What to do: Keep nails short.  The CDC recommends healthcare-related people to have nails up to 6 mm long.  During this time of epidemic, keep nails very small.  While washing hands, wash them thoroughly.





5. Avoid these habits associated with touching the face





Frequent hair loss: The virus can remain in the hair for a few minutes to a few hours.  When you turn your hand, it can go from hair to hand and then face.  Similarly, turning a hand in a beard can also be fatal.  This is the reason why men in health services in the UK are being advised to stay in clean shave.





Cleaning teeth with nails: As mentioned, nails can also be carriers of the virus, so they should avoid the habit of cleaning teeth.  You can use ploss if you want.





Pimples burst: Pimples burst, that is, hands to face.  This may increase the risk of the corona virus spreading.


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