We all love rains, however pretty as much as we do, viruses and bacteria love it as well. The monsoon season works as a perfect host for the infections and bacteria to disrupt your social life, and seems to offer the most conducive environment for them to flourish.
Sore throats, cough, runny nose, chest congestion, and sinus congestion are all symptoms of a cold. Here you will find out how you could prevent cold and flu and stay fit and healthy during rains.
Keep your self warm
As cold can weaken your immune system, reduce the speed of the fan or wear a jacket. You can also wear a cap or cover your head with a shawl to keep warm.
Intake of Vitamin C
Vitamin C known to support a healthy immune system and its deficiency can make you prone to getting sick. Often, vitamin C is touted as a cold remedy. So, include vitamin C in your diet.
Keep distance with the sick
It is important to remember that a cold is caused by a virus. For this reason, avoiding direct contact with someone who is coughing, sneezing, or has a fever, can help you stay healthy.
It’s a proven fact that regular exercise reduces the number of illnesses. It aids in improving the immune function and keeps you fit.
Most of the herbal teas such as green tea, peppermint, sage contains antibacterial and antiviral properties, which prevent cold and flu symptoms and promote good health.
In addition to this, To keep your immune system healthy, you need to nourish yourselves with a balanced diet. Make sure to get sufficient proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, as well as vitamins and minerals
Use disinfectants to wipe clean the doorknobs, telephones (even your mobile phones every now and then), countertops, keyboards as the flu viruses can thrive on such surfaces