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Preventing The Cold and Flu

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With the cold wintery weather, here are a few a few ways to prevent the cold and flu.


When the weather is cold outside, people tend to spend more time indoors. This makes it easier for viruses to spread from one person to another. The most common cold/flu viruses survive better when the humidity is low, which is during the colder months. Cold weather may make the inside lining of your nose drier and more vulnerable to viral infection. If you’re going to cover anything when going out in cold weather, it’s perhaps best to cover your nose/mouth. Lack of sunlight helps the common cold/flu viruses survive longer. The winter months typically have less sunlight than the spring/summer months.


As winter is fast approaching don’t get stuck with a cold. Here are seven ways to help prevent a cold this season.

1)      Drink water

Water flushes your system, helping you stay hydrated and healthy.

2)      Avoid touching your face.

The cold and flu viruses easily enter through…

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Author: veefitness

A qualified REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Also a qualified Level 1 football and cricket coach.

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