Sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, fatigue - symptoms that catch up with us at the most inappropriate time. To stop ill, we will understand the causes of frequent colds.
SARS - the diagnosis is not deadly, but terribly caustic. Ill sick, do not get comfortable, especially if the person is working. In addition to the fact that the victim badly feels, he still infects his colleagues, and if he draws up a sick leave, he immediately becomes displeased with the authorities.
Contrary to the opinion of the employer, it is considered acceptable if a person suffers from a cold 2-4 times a year during seasonal epidemics. But when it's happening "not by plan" and much more often, you need to act!
Reduced immunity and frequent colds
First of all, the cause of frequent colds is due to the weakening of immunity. The body simply loses its ability to protect itself from aggressive foreign agents - viruses, toxins, and in some cases even their own altered as a result of cell disease.
The reason for the decrease in immunity can be anything: stress, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and even excessive passion for hygiene, which completely relaxes the immune system and eliminates its primary task - to protect the body from foreign agents.
In this case, the correct tactic will be to strengthen the immune system, namely:
- Use of a complex of vitamins and minerals;
- Physical training (fitness, yoga, etc.);
- Proper nutrition;
- Observance of sleep and wakefulness;
- Avoid exposure to infection, especially during the spread of viral diseases.
Stress and frequent colds
Often colds are taken by people who are in stress. If SARS usually lasts about a week and can go without treatment, the state of nervous tension independent recovery may not occur or be delayed.
As a rule, in this case, the diseases of organs and systems are joined. Here you need a medical examination and doctor's recommendations.
In this case, getting rid of frequent colds will help:
- Avoiding stress situations;
- Full rest;
- healthy sleep.
Malnutrition and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
Loss of the ability to resist viral infection is possible because of poor diet, a large number of simple carbohydrates, fat and refined foods, carcinogens (smoked and fried foods).
When the body does not get the necessary nutrients, vitamins (especially C, A, E, D, group B), minerals, not only deteriorating general condition, but lost the ability to resist viral infection.
Therefore, it is important to balance a diet with enough proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals.
In the fight against common colds useful honey, peppermint, orange, lemon, grapefruit, parsley, celery, onions, garlic, cauliflower, products containing zinc, as well as water, juices, teas and infusions for medicinal herbs.
The use of fluid prevents the appearance of dryness in the throat and nose, as well as removes toxins from the body.
With diseases of the digestive system (gastritis, pancreatitis, helminth infections, etc.), medicines are needed.
Refusal of bad habits
In the fight against frequent colds, it's worth looking at your habits and taste preferences. It is known that smoking, alcohol, drugs weaken the immune system of the body, suppress the functions of organs and systems. It is worth remembering that passive smoking is equally harmful.
Electromagnetic radiation (mobile devices, computers), harmful noise also negatively affects the health. Therefore, they should be eliminated if possible.
Medicines for the prevention of frequent colds
Avoid viral infections allow natural adaptogens - Eleutherococcus, ginseng, golden root, aloe, echinacea. It is enough to use courses 2 times a year.
Also 2 times a year it is necessary to drink a course of complex vitamins and probiotics.
Under stress, you can use available means to support the nervous and mental state - Melissa or pustrynik. And in the period of seasonal epidemics to take homeopathic remedies to increase immunity.
The use of immunomodulators, which is also effective in the fight against private colds, is possible only after the doctor's recommendation.