First, you feel an itch in the throat, then begins a cough and finally the deadly never-ending sneezing episodes. Before you know it, it seems like everyone around you is sick. As we bid a fond adieu to summer, enjoy the pleasures of our favorite chilly winter, it’s a good time to protecting ourselves from the seasonal colds and touches of flu lurking just around the corner.
Let’s start with the Traditional & Favorite Grandmama tricks:
Take your Fight-amins: Your vitamin D levels may run on E in winter. That matters as it fights off colds. It’s shown that taking probiotic supplements can improve the body’s resistance to bacterial and viral infections.
Ginger Wonder: Ancient belief yet gold reality! You can have it daily in your tea but for a bad cold – Smash that ginger piece add a teaspoon
of honey & pepper to it and bite/chew it raw. Post that has a hot glass of water – don’t be scared if you begin burping it’s a sign it’s working! Nothing beats this remedy as it burns the cold right away. Fresh ginger can inhibit the respiratory virus from attaching to cells and may even reduce its ability to replicate it.
Sweet & Viscous Honey: Honey contains flavonoids,
antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Also, reduces Antibacterial, anti-fungal, cough and throat irritation.
Heat it Up: Coffee, Tea, Milk, Water, and Soup – We don’t care what you brew, as long as you down something hot. People who drank a piping hot (165°F) beverage felt a rapid improvement in more of their cold and flu symptoms than those who downed fluids at room temperature.
Magical Water: Experts recommend drinking 8 glasses of water a day to flush toxins out of your system. Keep a reusable water bottle at your office, and have a Luke warm glass of water before each meal.
Now to keep your body toasty and cozy it’s essential to be resourceful, reinforcing and re-insulating. Simply, by working on your shelter using the below smart gadgets as they will warn and warm you up for the winter storm
Fire Roar: Unfortunately we don’t have furnaces inside our houses in Kuwait but fortunately we have electric, fan, oil and luxury heaters which provide triple the heat than furnaces. Don’t be surprised because the latest range offers supreme features:
- Electric heaters have halogen elements converting electrical energy to heat surrounding your room with different levels of warmth.
- Oil heaters have an amazing high heat capacity and high boiling point, which allows it to act as the heat reservoir.
- Heating Fans heats up the air, which then leaves the heater, warming up even the surrounding room.
- Heating Pads these multifunctional heat pads can be wrapped around any body part which is experiencing the chill. It has a turbo heat-up facility for fast heating, 6 temperature settings and made from soft & breathable velour
Programmable Thermostat: Your house is now a haven of warmth. Imagine you can schedule and control the heat of your living room using a smartphone. And if it looks like your furnace is acting up, the thermostat will send you an alert as it has built-in sensors.
Happy Breathing with Humidifiers: Humid air feels warmer than dry air, so keep your humidifier running throughout the day during the winter. The new technology filtration process captures 99.97% of airborne particles down to 0.1 microns in size. For eg: The Blueair 503 is an excellent choice for people living with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory conditions, or for anyone who wants cleaner, more breathable air.
Simple Work Out: Here’s a thought: Why not get everyone
involved with these simple workouts? Make the Living Room Your Gym when everyone’s on the couch chatting, or watching TV OR create a Gym Room — why not sneak in a little calorie burn, too? Do crunches, Toning & Leg Lifts. Walking is also suitable for young or old, with a pace that’s sedating or speedy.
Health Monitors: Nebulizer, Blood Pressure Monitor, Glucometer, Thermostats and scales are essential to own because it always preps you up for the unseen. Imagine running around at midnight for a pharmacy during a health hazard. Always take care of your loved ones & yourself in advance and test time for a healthier life. Your better safe than sorry.
Hope these above natural tips and smart gadgets work miraculously for you and your loved ones! Please give us a feedback of which home remedy and smart gadget you loved the most and which are the new tricks and gadgets you’re going to add to your wish list right away