This winter, more than ever, people are concerned about staying healthy throughout the cold-weather months. In the winter, people tend to get sick more often. People spend more time inside when it’s cold, and viruses can often survive longer in lower temperatures. Together, these side effects of the winter season can lead to more sickness.
Thankfully, there are many strategies that you can implement to boost your health in the winter. These tips will decrease your chances of infection and keep your immune system strong.
Get the Flu Vaccine.
Receiving your flu shot each year is important for protection against the flu virus. The vaccine will give you a small, inactive dose of the year’s flu virus. This allows your body to produce the antibodies required to fight off the flu.