Tips to Prevent Flu or Cold

Tips to Prevent Flu or Cold

Tips that Help you to Prevent Contact or Spread Flu

Winter is here and the probability to contact a cold or flu, must to be taken into account.
Good health habits can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu.

    1. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    2. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
    3. Stay home when you are sick. If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
    4. Cover your mouth and nose. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into the inside of your elbow.
    5. Clean your hands. Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol to clean your hands.
    6. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
    7. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces at home, especially when someone is ill.
    8. Get plenty of sleep.
    9. Be physically active.
    10. Manage your stress.
    11. Drink plenty of fluids.
    12. Drink tea : Thyme, Licorice Root, Echinacea, Green Tea.
    13. Eat Nutritious food & Immune Boosting Foods ( Garlic, Oats and Barley, Shellfish, Sweet Potatoes, Beef, Mushrooms)
    14. Eat fruits and vegetables ( Elderberry Extract, Lemon & Ginger). Eat dark green, red, and yellow vegetables and fruits.
    15. Take vitamin C.  By giving the immune system one of the important nutrients it needs, extra vitamin C can often shorten the duration of the cold as well.

In fact, prevention is the key.

 

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