Ways To Avoid Cough And Cold
Cough and cold is a common condition occurring to all of us. Sneezing repeatedly, running nose, cough etc are the symptoms. This symptom is very frequent amongst a child which is caused by a wide variety of circumstances. Mostly they are not really critical, but in the case of the minors, fever goes up to 102-103 degree accompanied by severe headache. While there is no such definite measures to guard against cough and cold, but nonetheless you can take the following measures to protect your child and your family members.
The best guard against cough and cold is the defense mechanism of the body and to empower it means to have a natural guard against cough and cold. Vitamin C is highly responsible to make the body immune against such symptoms. If possible have lots of fresh fruits and vegetables with vitamin C. Cod liver oil and Garlic oil are also very effective against cough and cold. They are available in capsules and a single capsule per day is enough to take care of your kids or family.
Avoiding certain natural circumstances also greatly decreases the chances of catching cough and cold. Particularly in the monsoon avoid getting drenched in the rain. In winter do not go out without any winter garments.
However much you feel hot in summer, do not drink cold water immediately after you sweat. You may catch cold instantly.
The kids are more prone to catch cold. Hence make sure to keep children away, when other family members are affected with cough and cold. It is also advised to have meals separately during that period. Even the elders in the family should keep themselves isolated if they are infected with cough and cold. If infected with cough and cold, using a handkerchief during coughing or sneezing is always sensible.
During cough and cold you should ensure all required medical checkups as prescribed by your medical practitioner.