Cold and flu season is coming up quickly, so it is important to take some preventative measures. Getting sick is not only annoying, but it can also set you and your family back during the holiday season. Holiday preparations can be taxing on your body as it is, so the last thing you need is to deal with a stubborn cold or flu. We've got some tips and tricks to implement to give you a better chance at avoiding a seasonal cold or flu before the holiday season.
It's easy to coast into fall without taking any health precautions. But getting started with a healthy routine ahead of time is what will make all the difference.
Sleep is one of the most powerful tools when it comes to keeping up your health. Seven to eight hours of sleep are recommended for most people because that is your body's chance to focus its energy on healing and recovering from each day. Making sure that you keep up with a good sleep schedule can help reduce stress on your body and strengthen your immune system.
Being outdoors is crucial to human health. It helps regulate our sleep patterns, gives us vitamin D which improves our mood and energy levels, and it can help us to get active. Aiming to spend at least thirty minutes a day outdoors can help boost your mood and your immune system.
You've heard this before, but that's because it is so important. Drinking water isn't a trend; it's a necessity. Buy yourself a water bottle that works for you (there are plenty of different kinds on the market) to help keep yourself motivated and hydrated.
Wash Your Hands
We all know that our hands touch many surfaces throughout the day. Keep your hands clean in order to prevent spreading any sort of particulates that could make you or your family sick.
Do the Laundry
This one might seem a little more obscure, but regularly cleaning your clothes can help to keep you from getting sick. If being healthy is your aim, you want to keep EVERYTHING that you use clean. Laundry can be tedious and time consuming, but it can keep you feeling healthier overall.
Clean Your Home
Making sure to clean your home weekly will help keep dust and other particulates at bay. Commonly used surfaces require cleaning to keep you feeling healthy this fall.
Clean Your Carpets
Did you know that your carpets can hold pollutants from outside that could be irritating your allergies and sinuses? This fall, give Zerorez® a call! We are experts in our field, and can help to give your home the fresh feel you need going into the holidays. Before all your relatives come into town, make sure your home is ready to go! Having a clean, safe home is the best gift you can give yourself this holiday season.