In the winter increases the likelihood of colds and even inflammation of the lungs (pneumonia). How can you protect yourself from this dangerous disease, and what are the means of prevention the pneumonia?
The main symptoms of pneumonia beginning:
- Severe weakness
- Chest pain
- Lack of appetite
If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, you should consult your doctor immediately.
And for the prevention of pneumonia, doctors recommend to adhere to the following measures:
1. Maintain a healthy lifestyle
Give up smoking cigarettes, and try not to abuse alcohol, do sports or any other physical activity, often make walks in the fresh air - all these measures will significantly reduce the likelihood of developing pneumonia.
2. Eat properly
Try to eat foods that contain adequate amounts of protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. In your daily diet should be fish or meat, dairy products, fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and nuts, and vegetable oil.
3. Do not supercool
Avoid drafts and hypothermia, which can lead to colds. Since a cold in the absence of timely and adequate treatment can give a complication - pneumonia. Therefore, it is important to dress for the weather.
4. Monitor your well-being
Treat carefully to their health and regularly monitor indicators. For example, you can make a quick assessment of the functions of your breath, without departing from home, using a portable spirograph.
5. Increase local immunity
An effective prophylactic against a pneumonia - is, of course, nebulizers (different types of inhalers). Inhalation with decoction of herbs will enhance local immunity and will protect you from colds, and various infectious diseases and, therefore, from a pneumonia.