Tips to build immunity in the flu season
Did you just sneeze and start panicking because you thought it might be a COVID-19 symptom? Well, you can relax. It can also be a sign that flu season is here! And the best way to be ready for flu season is to build your immunity.
Your immune system works 24X7 to identify and eliminate the viruses and bacteria that can make you sick. A poor diet, chronic stress, lack of sleepand certain medical conditions can affect your immune system. Here are some tips to build your immunity this flu season.
- Wash your hands
You should wash your hands, especially the areas around your fingernails, between the fingers and the back of your hands. Viruses can survive for some time outside the human body. This means you can get sick from shaking a sick person’s hand or touching surfaces like a doorknob or fridge door and then touching your face. Hand washing is one of the best strategies you can use to avoid getting sick. It should take you at least 20 seconds to wash your hands. Make sure to use lukewarm water and soap. Wash your hands after using the toilet as well as before and after eating.
- Drink plenty of water
When you get a cold, more white blood cells are created, and hence the mucus becomes thicker. Drinking plenty of water helps flush toxins from the body and keeps mucus in the respiratory tract thin.
- Stay warm
Make sure you have pulled out all the winter blankets and comforters to stay warm before, during, and after the flu season.
- Get adequate sleep
When you are sick, you don’t get much sleep. During flu season, it’s recommended that you should get at least seven to eight hours of sleep a night. This will keep your immune system healthy and strong enough to fight infections.
- Stock up on comfort foods
Do you wish to have a nice cup of chamomile tea but you forgot to add it to your shopping list? Well, there are several comfort foods that should be in your pantry or kitchen closet ready, especially in the flu season. Replace sugar in your tea with honey. Honey has proven for centuries to contain many medicinal properties from soothing a sore throat to suppressing a severe cough.
- Regular exercise
Regular exercise habits improve your overall health and therefore can reduce your risk of acute illness and the seasonal flu.
Homeopathy to boost your immunity
Homeopathy works on the principle of activating the body’s own defenses to fight diseases. And that’s the reason why homeopathy treats your disease naturally. Moreover, it’s totally safe. These are the main reasons why you should opt for homeopathy treatment. Homeopathy also helps to build resistance to diseases. Homeopathy does not neutralize an infection instead it strengthens the body’s immune response to fight against the disease or infection.
Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album 30 helps to manage respiratory complaints such as restrained passages of air, burning in the chest, cold, wheezing respiration, dry cough, and cough which worsens after midnight. It is also known to treat other complaints like excessive weakness, exhaustion, and fatigue. And can shield you even during flu season.
At Dr Batra's™, skilled homeopaths aim at finding the root cause of any infection and eliminating it for good. Every patient is examined uniquely. Based on the findings from one-on-one consultations with the patient, a customized homeopathic medicine for immunity is prescribed. The best part about homeopathy is that it is absolutely side-effect-free and can be taken for long periods of time without any risk.
Do not let weak immunity leave you sick this flu season. Book an online appointment with our homeopathic doctors and we will help you to build your immunity.