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Winter Season and our Health

As daylight shortens, and the dark nights are getting longer, it can be difficult to stay motivated and exercise during the wintry months. A lack of activity and exercise, comfortable clothing, and staying indoors for longer is also a time for diseases to come knocking on our health.

Indoor air quality can be just as bad during these months as outdoor air quality. Air pollution from sources like gas stoves, wood burning fireplaces or even smoking cigarettes in your home can cause symptoms such as coughing and wheezing which can make living in the winter difficult for people who have asthma and other respiratory issues.

We’ve put together some tips for you to strengthen your immune system along with how breathing in clean air would help your overall health.

1. Exercise

If you tend to exercise when the temperatures are warm and there’s plenty of daylight, we don’t blame you. Exercising outside is uplifting and safe for those who prefer outdoor activities but it’s also important to regularly maintain a workout plan as exercising releases endorphins that make us happy.

2. Mental Health

If 2020 taught us anything, it would be the importance of our mental health. It can feel disappointing to learn that many people may want smaller gatherings than previous years and this could be a big change for some of us. If you or someone close is struggling, remember: you are not alone! You can speak with your general practitioner about risk factors for depression or make social connections through online platform groups; either way seeking help will always benefit yourself and those around you in the long run!

3. Eating for our bodies

Eating Clean Foods/Drinking Water with Essential Minerals & Vitamins in Them ̶ Fruits & Vegetables! (Including Multivitamin Supplements) Eating clean foods can do wonders for your immune system during wintertime by strengthening our natural resistance against viruses and free radicals from pollution making its way into your body through breathing polluted air which could have bad effects on health like lung infections or respiratory problems.

4. Clean Air:

Clean air is so important for our body as well as our mental health as it gives us the chance to ‘refresh’ and ‘clear’ our minds. Although extra steps are taken, there will always be threats that are lurking in the air.

The best way to improve indoor air quality during the wintry months is by using an air purifier.

An air purifier will clean the pollutants in your home including by destroying impurities such as dust mites, pet dander, mould spores and pollen making breathing easier for those with allergies or asthma symptoms!

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