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6 SIMPLE TRICKS TO STAY HEALTHY DURING EARLY WINTERS

  • By Admin
  • 03 Nov 2017

The winter has secretly given an alarm after Diwali by dipping the temperature; dampen air mixed with pollutants, which might put our health at risk inviting many respiratory problems such as coughing, wheezing, sneezing, allergies, nasal congestion, throat irritation, and troubles breathing. If you want to avoid being sick and feeling like you have to go to the doctor to get medicines, now is the time to be thinking about prevention! To that end, here are some great tips to strengthen your body's immune system during the early winters season.

Common cold and Seasonal flu Common colds can happen to anyone at any time of the year, but is at peak during early winters. Symptoms are similar to flu. Colds lead to nasal congestion, sore throats and sneezing along with other symptoms. Avoid being in crowdy places. Keep yourself covered with a mask while traveling and use handkerchief while sneezing.

Buy a pair of hand sanitizer Research has shown that using hand sanitizer reduces 59% of cases of stomach bugs than nonusers. As using it completely eliminate germs and prevent infections.

Get a flu shot A shot of influenza vaccine can reduce the risk of flu illness by 60 to 70% in the general population and can decrease the severity and side effects if you get sick. So roll up your sleeve and get ready for flu shots for everyone ages 6 months and older.

Take a multivitamin Taking a single pill of multi vitamin along with the meals would keep you healthy. A single dose of either a Vitamin A, B6, B12, C or D and the minerals chromium, copper, folic acid and selenium would help.

Self-care for asthma Certain allergens in air trigger the symptoms of wheezing and chest tightness in asthmatic people and they feel short of breath. While simple masks would, help and carrying your relief inhaler would provide you much relief (if you have asthma or COPD).

Exercise regularly and get the right amount of sleep every night It is important to exercise regularly, even if only for 15 minutes a day! Get out, take a short walk, enjoy the cooler weather, and take enough of sleep to avoid any sort of illness. These are just some simple measures which if followed will definitely help you stay fit and healthy and keep diseases at bay.

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