How To Spring Clean Your Health

As spring starts again, many individuals engage in spring cleaning throughout their home, using this change to warmer weather to open, dust, and clean windows, letting stale air out and fresh in, along with many other deep cleaning tasks. New life outside, clean life inside, after all. But although physically cleaning the house is a good idea, many individuals forget about cleaning their bodies and making sure they are in good health. Why not also apply the spring cleaning philosophy to health as well? Start reading to learn the basics of spring cleaning your health now.

Toss Out The Old And Expired


Even with the best intentions, many individuals end up with old and expired products and medications. The most popular among women, of course, are old tubes of lipstick, mascara, and other makeup. Those who keep switching skincare products often also end up with expired half empty containers. Many also find they have over-the-counter painkillers, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen, expire before they use them all.

Take this time to search through all your drawers and cabinets. Gather all these products and check their labels. Throw away anything past its expiry date according to directions on the bottle. If in doubt with medication, consult a pharmacist for assistance to be on the safe side.

Continue reading to learn about appointments when spring cleaning your health.