As winter is arriving and during this season catching cold is seems inevitable. But there are a lot of things that you can do to reduce your chances of winding up with the sniffles.
- Wash your hands
Before eating or preparing food and after caring for a sick person. You have to wash them properly to really get rid of germs that can make you sick. Wash your hands at least for 20 seconds.
- Cover your face with mask
During this COVID 19, it’s very essential to cover your face with a mask while wherever you go. It helps you avoid the risk of getting infected with viruses and flu.
- Don’t get up late
Chronic sleep loss decreases your immune system’s production of cytokines, which are necessary to fight infection and inflammation. You may also get cold because of insufficient sleep. Use sleep early and raise up early methods. When you sleep well your immune system produces more cytokines that help your body resist colds, flu, and infections.
- Stop touching your face
Our eyes, nose, and mouth are vulnerable to attack from many common cold viruses and influenza. In the winter, cold temperatures can cause mild runny noses, which can increase the chance that we do touch our faces.
exercise gives your body an immune booster. Practicing exercise for 30 to 60 minutes per day can help you to circulate white blood cells more rapidly which helps to fight against infection.
- Regulate your sleep cycle
Sleep hygiene, isn’t just about the quantity of sleep it’s about the quality, too. As much as possible, keep your sleep or wake cycle the same every day to maintain your circadian rhythms can boost your immunity. Having your bedtime and wake time fair consistent can help you sleep better, which can help you stay healthy.
- Carry your own pen
There is a balance when it comes to coming in contact with public surfaces. Many times you have to use a shared pen to sign forms or papers while out in public. It’s better to carry your own pen with you wherever you go.