When it comes to summer, it is easier for us to have health-related problems due to its high temperature and humidity. We might feel dehydrated, fatigue or even experience heat stroke.
Hong Kong’s peak influenza season normally occurs between July and August. Our immune system will be weakened if we lack sleep, which leads to a higher chance of catching a flu. In particular, the elderly and children should always maintain healthy eating habits and lifestyles.
Influenza cough can be divided into three categories: common cold with wind-cold syndrome, common cold with dryness syndrome and common cold with wind-heat syndrome. We can boost our immunity and speed up recovery simply by eating various foods.
To stay healthy during the summer, more attention should be given to body hydration, proper exercise, light diet, sun protection and heat stroke avoidance. If you feel unwell, you should seek timely medical attention.
Tips to strengthen your immune system:
This article is provided by Ms. Joyce Tang, Senior Nutritionist.
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