Winter problems? MediBuddy’s Head of Medical Operations Dr. Gauri Kulkarni He told that pollution, smog, allergy and dust mixed with winter can have serious consequences. These factors can lead to respiratory problems, common cold and cough, viral and bacterial infections, bronchitis, severe asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). That’s why it is necessary to do some work to stay healthy in winter.
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get flu shot
One of the best ways to stay healthy during the winter is by getting vaccinated against the flu and common cold. This will help reduce the chances of getting infected with these diseases. If you have not taken your covid booster dose, then you must also take it. Pneumococcal vaccination is also recommended for seniors.
stay hydrated and warm
It is also important to stay hydrated during winters. This means that you have to drink enough water and stay away from alcohol. At the same time, keep the body warm and dry. Dress warm enough for this and protect yourself from getting wet.
wear a mask
When out of the house, cover your face with a mask. This remedy will help in protecting the lungs from strong wind. Also, check the smog forecast before you go out and try to stay indoors as much as possible if pollution is high outside.
get enough sun and rest
It is important to get enough sunlight and rest in winter. Because, their deficiency can weaken the immune system. Taking sunlight gives vitamin D3, which increases immunity. Along with this, you can stay away from diseases by taking iron and calcium rich diet.
Keep inhaler and medicines close
If you have a respiratory problem such as asthma, bronchitis or emphysema, always carry essential inhalers and medicines with you. Avoid doing heavy exercises outside the house and insist on indoor workouts.
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Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot be a substitute for any medicine or treatment in any way. Always consult your doctor for more details.