Bath, body cleaning activities were not fully effective to clean the body from germs. According to scientists, wash your body every day under the shower faucet, bad for health because it can transmit many harmful germs to the face and lungs. Researchers in the United States found that the shower faucet that can be very dirty membiakan number of bacteria and when the water emanating from the shower faucet, then the bacteria will also be accompanied.
Microbes, which breed naturally in the environment warm and humid will concentrate on the shower faucet 100 times more than normal levels. This can cause a person to experience respiratory symptoms such as tiredness, dry cough and other common illness. Even in their old age and fragile could end up with lung infection.
From the results of the analysis of the 50 taps shower disembilan percent of known U.S. city as much as 30 percent contained shower faucet mycobacterium avium, which is a group of bacteria that can cause infection of the lungs when inhaled or swallowed. Researchers from the universities of the University of Colorado, Boulder found mycobacterium avium levels 100 times higher than normal water in houses in general.
"If your washing his face when first turned on the shower faucet, it just means you're washing the bacteria mycobacterium avium in charge of many, where the bacteria was not healthy," said the researchers, Professor Norman Pace said in a statement.
According to Norman, the inside of the shower faucet to provide a damp shelter, warm and dark for the bacteria. Water is gushing out of the shower faucet can spread droplets of water which is rich in content that previously germs survive in the air. These germs can then be easily inhaled into the lungs most deeply.
The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is, supports previous studies which revealed that the increased disease lung infection in the world could be due to the use of shower faucets have also increased.
To prevent the outbreak of the bacteria in the body, the researchers suggested that the shower faucet replace once every month. Out of the bathroom just after you turn on the shower is also effective in reducing your chances of inhaling germs that pushed out as the water gushing shower first.