We might be entering March, but the winter isn’t done with us all yet. With the ‘Beast from the East’, officaly named as Storm Emma, causing mayhame across the UK, it’s time to sit back and read over this article – that’s if you wish to stay warm. Yes, it is that chilly period of the year when we all get that extra warm jacket to keep off the cold. Cold is a severe natural sickness that affects everyone during winter.
The average adult suffers cold for at least 3 to 5 time every year. This is worse for children as kids suffer cold for about 7 to 10 times yearly.
As mild as it may be, cold can lead to flu which causes a reasonable amount of discomfort to the affected person. Other bad illnesses that come with cold are a severe headache, stuffy nose, sore throat with nausea and high body temperature.
So how do you protect yourself and your loved ones from this terrible sickness? Come on board as we take you through various ways to prevent cold in the winter.
Keep Your Hands Clean And Warm
This is the first step in making sure you do not contact cold. If you keep your hands clean and warm, the chances of you catching a common cold will be drastically reduced.
The hands can be easily exposed to various germs and viruses. So it is advised you wash your hands after making use of any public equipment or general stuff.
You should also protect your hands from the cold by keeping them warm. The icy weather can get to your body through your hands. So get a set of cute and gloves. Always put them on whenever you step out in the cold.
Wear The Right Clothes
There are various clothes for various reasons. Winter is a cold season. Therefore, you need to wear the right set of materials to prevent falling sick. During the winter, articles made from wool and leather are always the best in fighting off cold. You need to get them ready beforehand to prevent yourself from catching a cold once winter kicks off.
Clothing like long garments, gloves, scarves, skull cap should always be in your winter wardrobe. Remember, you cannot control the cold, but you can control its effects on you. Or simply get rechargeable hand warmers – those awesome little gadgets will keep you toasty and cozy on super cold days.
Vist The Doctor
Sometimes, cold might be a system for another illness even when it happens during the winter. This means that you might be taking the risk of suffering worse medical condition when you mistake a cold that is caused by another illness for winter. This is why you need always to visit the doctor whenever you fall sick, or the cold is getting out of hands. You need always to stay informed about the status of your health. This way you won’t make silly mistakes that would cost you a fashion.
Cover Yourself When You Sleep
There is nothing more pleasurable than snuggling up on your bed, covered with warm blankets in a room where a sweet-scented Wiff candle is burning away. This is just pure bliss.
Nights during winter are always cold. So you have to make sure you are adequately covered before you go to bed.
The information above will help you prepare for winter this year. So while you dream of building ice castles next winter, get ready to stay out of trouble.