Some Common Winter Diseases and their Preventions

Winter Season has arrived with foggy mornings, chilly cold winds smaller days with longer nights. Winter is almost there in India and it’s the time for greater joy. Winter is the season of hot cups of ginger tea and coffee along with delicious snacks and wonderful holidays along with snowfall. However, for many people, the winter season brings a lot of diseases because of low temperatures. Winter is the season of various diseases such as cough and cold asthma sore throat etc. Winter is a season of joy and diseases, so let us know all about the common winter health problems and how to deal with them.

Colds and Flu

Cold and flu affect most of the Indians during the winter season. Flu virus becomes more active during the winter season. The common symptoms of flu are cough, fever, body aches, sore throat and fatigue making you extremely miserable. Flu usually gets transmitted through the air in the environment. therefore, keeping yourself shielded from chilling winds is always helpful. Proper rest, exercise on a regular basis, stay hydrated and have a well-balanced and healthy diet, include more fluids in your diet.

Sore Throat

A sore throat is very painful and uncomfortable. viruses and bacteria are the main cause for sore throat, Viral sore throats often occur with other cold symptoms that may include a runny nose, cough, red or watery eyes, and sneezing. with a fever caused by an infection. To prevent sore throat, you should keep the distance from people who are suffering from an infectious disease like the flu or strep throat. Wash your hands regularly. Try to avoid spicy or acidic foods, and stay away from chemical smokes and fumes that can cause inflammation.


Pneumonia is the disease that affects lung it is common in the winter season. Bacteria is responsible for this disease, it can be mild or severe in nature which means if it is mild, it can be treated at home but if it gets severe, hospitalization is necessary

Persons who have weak immune systems or health issues like asthma, heart issues are prone to suffer from pneumonia. this disease is very difficult to detect in the initial stages. if the patient is suffering constant cold or high fever, it is best to seek a doctor. to prevent pneumonia, get vaccinated and wash your hands after you use the washroom. do exercise daily, eat good and healthy food. Eat seasonal fruits and vegetables


Cold weather and sudden change in the weather can cause asthma symptoms like cough, wheezing and shortness of breath could. It is really frightening. It is very important for asthma patients to take precautions during the winter season. Patients of asthma should Avoid going out in the cold weather. If required to go out in cold weather, patients should wear a scarf loosely over the nose and mouth. Take the proper and recommended medicines regularly. Extra care should be taken during winter seasons. Patients must take inhalers near them.

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