As all of us want to stay healthy at all times, the change in seasons, or weather shouldn’t impact our decision.
On the other hand, there are different precautions for changing times that one needs to be mindful of in order to stay healthy.
Let us in this article look at some health precautions one needs to take during the winter.
As we have entered in to the winter season, most of us would be of the view that it is not easy or possible to stay healthy during this time.
To do this, we need to:
- Eat good food and maintain a healthy diet:
Foods such as whole grains, lean meats, fish, poultry, legumes, nuts and seeds, herbs and spices as well as plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables needs to be consumed to boost the immunity.
- Exercise daily:
Pphysical activities are essential to keep us warm during winters, exercises like yoga or any form of physical activity will help boost the immunity and active throughout.
- Skin trouble:
This has been one of the common problems during winters. Cold weather result in itchy skin, and cracked heels. Skin care is a must do thing in winter, this can include moisturising, applying sun protection creams and increasing intake of water.
- Drink good amount of water:
Drinking water and staying hydrated helps remove unnecessary toxins and balance fluids in our body.
- Ensure to sleep well:
A good amount of sleep helps to boost the immunity levels, and reduce stress. Sleep is a non-negotiable factor for good health.
A good hygiene is always a must for a good health. It includes washing hands frequently, keeping the surroundings clean etc.
- Ensure to get checked regularly:
Winter season precautions also include keeping a check on health conditions by ensuring a regular health check-up. As cold weather generally results in lots of health problems like asthma, flu, sore throat, painful joints, and increased risk of heart attacks, as low temperature makes blood pressure to rise and puts more pressure on heart. Preventive health check-up is the best way to beat the winter prone diseases and to enjoy good health even in the chilled weather.
Now is the time to think about winter season health prevention, only if you want to avoid being sick and to avoid antibiotics and other drugs, follow above mentioned tips to have safe and a healthy winter.
Our aim at Disability Entrepreneurship And Leadership (DEAL) Foundation is to promote sustainable livelihood opportunities for persons with disabilities, we also believe in maintaining a good health and hygiene as health and livelihood are interlinked and one cannot do without the other.
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