Active Care Chiropractic & Acupuncture
10680 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
Say Goodbye To the Flu
The flu season is back and it seems to be worse than last year. Recently more and more patients have caught the flu, which is being called the worst flu in 12 years. Many students cannot go to school because of this bad flu. Even teachers are not available to teach their normal classes. So how can you avoid catching the flu? The answer is by boosting your immune system and strengthening your overall body condition.
These are some tips for boosting your immune system:
Keep Your Body Warm
Cold weather is one of the factors for the flu, so keeping warm is an important thing which you can do during your daily activities. This is not limited to wearing warm clothes but also for your eating habits. Spicy or hot food can help your body’s circulation.
Eat Healthy Food
Do not forget to eat vegetables, which provide nutrition you are not able to make yourself. Also, tea is helpful to prevent cold, especially hot ginger tea and hot jujube tea. In Asia, people used to drink hot ginger jujube tea during wintertime to prevent cold.
Listen To Your Body
Your body is always trying to tell you about its condition. Do not ignore its voice. If you feel pain or have already caught the cold, you probably neglected its voice many times before. So be careful of your body’s condition, and if there is something going on tell your health provider to help figuring it out.
What if the body warns you about your health condition? Then go to the hospital and maintain your immune system per your health provider’s instruction.
There are several ways to boost your immune system in the clinic:
Acupuncture will help your body’s circulation and fix your health problems without medication. Also, it can manage your body’s immune system to feel more energetic. This is the natural healing process that can help you heal more quickly.
Although cupping marks can remain on your skin, these marks would erase itself in several days without pain. The most enjoyable part of cupping is relaxing the whole body and mind. At the same time it will boost your immune system without any pain during and after treatment.
Moxibustion will warm your body to help the body’s circulation. There are many ways to do it, but the safest way is indirect moxibustion, or small weak version moxibustion.
Physical therapy is the common treatment of pain management which can help your body to heal more quickly.
These are good maintaining treatments for your immune system. They can help your body feel more strengthened and at the same time can manage your health problems. If you follow these tips, you can avoid getting the flu this cold winter.