Get Enough Sleep from Ways to Boost Your Immune System Against Cold and Flu
Ways to Boost Your Immune System Against Cold and Flu
Get Even More Sleep
If we get the cold and flu, getting enough sleep is very important. Normally we have to wait out the virus until it finally feels like leaving our system. By getting extra sleep and extra time to rest we are increasing our chances to fight off the infection faster.
Don't Smoke Cigarettes
Smoking in general is bad for your health. So, smoking cigarettes while you are sick will only make your cold or flu worse! Cigarettes are full of garbage you should never put into your body. When your body is fighting off an illness the last thing you want to do is add more bacteria to it.
Take Your Vitamins
Make Some Friends
Has your number of strong relationships dwindled? It’s proven that people who have strong connections with friends and loved ones tend to have stronger immunity.
Avoid Processed Foods
Processed foods are usually high in sugar, which we know, is not good for fighting off the cold. Eat foods high in antioxidants. Eat your fruits and vegetables.
Salmon has numerous health benefits, but the most important is... It helps build your immune system defenses! How? It helps your body fight inflammation.
Use Hand Sanitizer
Think about everything you touch throughout the day; think about the amount of times you touch your face, or sneeze in your hands. Hand Sanitizer is extremely necessary if you are trying to avoid getting sick. Alcohol based sanitizers are most common. They are the best at removing the excess germs and eliminating the bacteria off of your hands.