As the temperature drops, the days shorten, and the inevitable gloom of winter approaches, you may be dreading the cold and flu season. Plus, for the second winter in a row, your immune system has another threat to contend with – COVID-19.
Keep reading as we explore 6 biohacks to help your immune system defeat winter germs. Let's dive in!
Many people depend on over-the-counter antihistamine medication and nasal sprays to treat summer allergies. But these come with side effects and can create dependence. Plus, they don't get to the root of the problem, which is an overactive immune system!
Instead, try these natural biohacks.
At Pure Health we’re always on the go, plus we love sports whether it’s running, weight lifting or simply hiking around the city - so the concept of ‘rest’ isn’t something which often enters our minds. Lately we’ve been actively trying to rest more to stay healthy, sleep better and give our brains a break - and we’ve been pleasantly surprised at the results.
How to make the most of nature when you only have one hour per day.
More than just a natural high, getting out in nature; be it a walk in the park, a dip in the sea, wild lake swimming or a run in the wood, can help creativity, the quality of your sleep, gives you a vitamin D boost, reduces anxiety, stress, and can improve your relationships.
The easiest way to get your daily dose of vitamin D (often referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin') is to head outside into the sun, which we're seeing an unusually pleasant amount of here in the UK right now, but under the current lockdown regime this may be limited. The restrictions only allow us to leave home once a day for exercise, so if you don't have a garden then thats your lot!
However, there is another way to get your daily dose - through your food.