Keeping the cold at bay

Posted on December 21, 2010

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Keep your immune system balanced. There are a few  ways to do that:

  • Keep well hydrated, drink  lots if fluids
  • Eat a balanced diet. Make sure you have your fruits. Fruits have many antioxidants which are a natural immune system booster.
  • Don’t exercise if you have a fever or aches.  
  • Wear a mask if you are on a plane.
  • Wash your hands often
  •  Use antiseptic wipes on doorknobs and hand sanitizer on your hand.  
  • Make sure to take your flu shoot.
  • Make sure you have the proper attire when going out in the cold.

 

For information on receiving a flu shot visit www.bphc.org/flu also check this link for more tips.

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