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Tips To Stay Healthy During The Rainy Season

Tips To Stay Healthy During The Rainy Season
01/06/2018 Editor

The rainy season is here with the cooler temperatures and humidity that comes with it. “Cuddle season” unfortunately also comes a host of infections, so here are some tips to keep you in tip top health.

  1. Get enough good sleep at night

Several studies claim that people who sleep less than seven hours a day are three times more prone to catching the flu. So go to bed earlier, reduce your exposure to screens and sleep well.

  1. Wash your hands regularly, with water and soap

Regular hand washing is the first step to prevent the spread of the many air and water borne germs we witness during this season.

  1. Drink a lot of liquids

Warm drinks like tea and nutrient-packed juices can help to prevent dehydration and reduce sore throat.

  1. Eat vegetables and fruits high in antioxidants

Eat a lot more vegetables like ugwu, waterleaf and spinach for a `stronger immune system.

  1. Stay away from people who are sick

Keep a distance from people who are sick. If you have to shake hands, wash your hands using warm water and soap afterwards.

  1. Clean your home

Do a thorough cleaning of your house, especially the door handles and furniture. If you can, wipe them down with bleach or disinfectants as well.

  1. Change your bed sheets and pillow cases

Change bed sheets and pillow cases regularly, especially when someone at home has got a cold. This is to prevent the spread of the virus.

  1. Keep working out

Daily moderate to vigorous workouts can help prevent infections by improving your fitness which can boost your immunity.

  1. Consume dairy & other foods rich in probiotics and vitamin D

Milk, cheese and yogurt contain linoleic acid and probiotics, which can help to protect the body from infections. Foods with vitamin D also help boost immunity.

  1. Take cover!

Just kidding. If you do catch a cold, please cover your mouth and nose with tissue paper or a handkerchief to help reduce the spread of the virus

  1. Stay warm and dry

When it is cold outside, please wear warm clothes to keep your body temperature up.  Remember to stay out of the rain too! You’re not that young anymore.
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11 Comments

  1. EKAH ufuoma John 10 months ago

    Thanks for the tips.

    • Hygeiahmo Admin 10 months ago

      You’re very welcome! Thank you for reading.

  2. Okpo Emmanuel Iduk 10 months ago

    Is it normal for one to have this virus for like 3 weeks. I also appreciate all this your tip advice towards keep safe. But what about those who does not have this privilege. This is a very important message that needs to get round. Thank you

    • Hygeiahmo Admin 10 months ago

      Hello Emmanuel, that may happen if you have allergies or aren’t taking the right foods to boost your immunity. Thanks for the tip, we’ll be spreading the word a lot more.

  3. matteu adefiyinfoluwa 10 months ago

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    • Hygeiahmo Admin 10 months ago

      Hello Matteu! Please send us a quick email on hycare@hygeiahmo.com and we’ll get this sorted for you.

  4. juyel 9 months ago

    Thank you so much for sharing the good idea

  5. Olufunke Kasali 9 months ago

    Thank u so much for sharing this, I really appreciate it.

  6. Ezeaku patience udo 9 months ago

    Thanks for the information. So GREATFUL.

  7. OMOBOLANLE 2 months ago

    WELL DONE, THANKS FOR THE INFO

  8. Rasika R 1 month ago

    that’s true, rainy season is also known as green season and as we know fungus can easily be developed on wet areas in this season chances got to increase and lots of infections and diseases can spread…
    as mentioned in the above article all the tips are really helpful which we need to actually follow,
    thank you so much for tips informative article keep writing, great job!

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