How to prevent a cold?

By | February 14, 2017
How to prevent a cold?

Colds, disease caused by the virus is easily transmitted, and usually is spread through coughing or sneezing of an infected person. There are about 200 kinds of flu viruses that can attack us.

How to prevent a cold?

In fact, a study conducted by the University of Arizona found that, when someone is sick at the Office, it turns out that influenza viruses only takes four hours to spread and be on the surface such as in a coffee pot handle, door handles, telephones, and many more. Then how do we prevent the body not exposed to or infected with the flu?

These are some of the ways may help prevent cold:

Drinking Tea.
Drink black tea or green tea with lemon and honey mixture and inhale the steam, stimulates Cilia – the hair follicles in the nose — to remove germs more efficiently. Lemon can thin the mucus and honey is antibacterial.

Get enough protein.
Research indicates that a low-protein foods can lower your immune system. So be sure to get your rich protein foods throughout the day, especially from fish, eggs, and yogurt.

Clean the surface of the object.

When walking past the others and he sneezes or coughs, exhale and away about 6-10 feet from him.


How to prevent a cold?

How to prevent a cold? (Illustration/pixabay)

To prevent cold, drink Kale, broccoli, apples, arugula, parsley, cucumber, carrot, lemon, or mint juice.

The human body uses fluids to filter out the dirt that accumulates in it. The better the body’s ability to filter impurities so good also for our health. If you are experiencing flu or cough, try drinking orange juice. Orange juice that is rich in vitamin C that will strengthen the immune system.

Lavender oil.
Use a few drops of lavender oil as a natural hand Sanitizer to eliminate germs.

Clean shared objects.
Any object used in conjunction with another person’s mouth, such as a lip brush, clean it to avoid germs that come from the body of another person.

Enough sleep.
Research shows that our body needs seven to eight hours sleep time, to stimulate the immune response to fight off the virus. Sleep is the most reliable defense against infection.

Frequent hand-washing.
Most of the flu virus and fever spread due to direct contact. You can prevent transmission by washing hands using soap with warm water or with an antiseptic liquid. Avoid rubbing the hands into the eyes or nose if you don’t wash your hands.

Provide tissues or handkerchiefs.
While you are in a public place, always provide a tissue to prevent transmission. Keep your distance from those who are already suffering from the flu or already show symptoms. Cold or cough is very contagious in the first three days when the attack sufferers.

Do sauna.
When you do the sauna, you will breathe the air hotter than 80 degrees Celsius where the temperature is too hot for fever and flu virus to survive.

Eat spicy foods.
Eating spicy foods will help loosen mucus and throat.

Avoid sugar and junk food.
By eating junk food, you thus make the body becomes weak and easily developing. Try eating fruits and fresh vegetables so that our immune system is strong and ready to face the disease.

The use of steam that we breathe from aromatherapy, it is very effective thin mucus and reducing irritation.

Exercising regularly also boosts the immune system. Do medium exercise level, such as take a walk for 30 minutes will help you obtain a fresh air for the body.
Even by doing sports activities, the risk of us stricken with cold, fever or cough can be reduced by up to 50 percent.

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