How not to fall ill?

Prevention of cold

To be frank, neither we are god nor there is any full proof medicine (or kawach ) available that will give you lifelong protection from diseases like cold and cough. However, there are few precautions you can take to reduce the chances of falling ill and taking a leave.

Have proper food and water: This includes both eating nutritious food and at regular intervals. Not that it will fight away cold, but it definitely builds your immunity to fight against the initial viral attack. Have plenty of vegetables and fruits in your diet that offer antioxidants. Drink plenty of water, this will keep you hydrated and flush out all the toxins of the body

Take rest: In the race of chasing money, we often tend to sacrifice our Sleep. This however decreases our body’s strength and immunity. Try to get 7 -8 hours of sleep at night.

Maintain proper Hygiene: Always wash your hands after you shake hands with someone. Prefer using a tissue paper instead of handkerchief while coughing or sneezing and also remember to dispose it off at the earliest. At common places keep your hands away from your nose and mouth.

Never ever bite your nails: Germs tend to get under your nails and biting them is the easiest way to get it into your body.

Regular Exercise: Exercise other than keeping you fit also acts as a stress buster. It is found that people doing regular workouts fall less ill than others. However, if you are sick don’t go for heavy work outs, as this diverts the energy that would otherwise have been used for fighting the virus.

Balance the body temperature: Frequent in and out from the air-conditioned room to a hotter climate creates problem for the body to adjust to the varying temperature. So, it recommended switching off the AC some time before you leave out, so that your body can slowly prepare itself for the outside temperature.

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