Common cold, as its name says is one of the most common viral infections that one comes face-to-face. Even the slightest change in weather, people tend to catch a common cold. Common cold is contagious so if even one person catches a cold in a house, it can result in the entire family falling ill if proper measures are not taken. so here are some easiest and most simple ways to keep it at bay.
A good 8-hour long sleep is necessary for the body to have a strong immune system. During long periods of sleep, the body releases cytokines a type of protein that regulates the immune system which in result helps the body to fight infections.
Deficiency of Vitamin D can result in a weak immune system which will make you more vulnerable to the common cold. The best source of Vitamin D is sunlight. To add Vitamin D in your diet, eat Fatty fish like Tuna and salmon along with Cheese and egg yolks.
Keep Good Hygiene
Viral infections like common cold are highly contagious, so maintaining good hygiene is necessary during the common cold season. Wash your hands, take regular showers and try and avoid contact with people who have the flu.
Add turmeric to your diet
Turmeric is known to have the most medicinal properties. It has a very strong anti-inflammatory effect and is a very strong antioxidant. So when your grandma tells you to drink that Haldi wala dudh the next time never hesitate.