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HOME REMEDIES YOU SHOULD FOLLOW TO AVOID SEASONAL FLU

By Mukul Arora . 16th July 2018 12:30pm
HOME REMEDIES YOU SHOULD FOLLOW TO AVOID SEASONAL FLU

People with low immunity system are more likely to suffer from seasonal sickness. It literally translates to flu or other such health problems which are caused during a change in weather. Cold can be caused by over 200 viruses and irrespective of the season it may result in different infections such as running nose, cough and congestion on regular intervals. Many people tend to fall ill during a change in weather. when our body is trying to adapt to the weather, our immunity levels may be slightly low which may result in your body fall short of vitamins. Other than medicines, you could follow these home remedies for cold and cough: Eating a balanced, healthy diet that includes foods such as Broccoli can help you recover from these seasonal problems. Dr. Indraneel Raut who is working as a Consultant-Internal medicine and critical care at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai said that; “Rhinovirus is the commonest virus and usually causes cold in fall or late spring, while the RSV and coronavirus cause cold in winter, and the enterovirus causes cold in summer. However, it can also spread virally from person to person by visiting crowded places, irrespective of the season,”   If you are affected by common cough and cold make sure that you stay hydrated as fever can lead to instant dehydration. Sipping warm water can provide relief to the throat while eating soups and juices can help you hydrate your body. Steam therapy and gargling are good remedies for congestion. “Have hot milk with turmeric,” says Dr. Abhishek Subhash, General Practitioner, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai. Research done by the University of Helsinki, Finland, shows that consuming a certain dosage of vitamin C every day during a cold can shorten the duration of the infection. “Foods rich in vitamin C such as amla (Indian gooseberry), oranges, strawberry and broccoli should be included in your meals. Was this post helpful, do let us know in the comments section below and for more content like this keep visiting gabruu.com