.

Health and Beauty

All Flowers and Fevers - 5 Tips For Avoiding the Most Common Ailments of Spring

  • Written by News Feature Team


There are many great things about Spring. The weather warming up, we want to feel social again, our moods improve, and we don’t have to wear as many layers if we want to venture outdoors! However, with the change of seasons (Spring especially!), there are a number of factors that can mean we will fall ill to a common seasonal ailment.

 

In order for you to stay healthy this spring, read on to find out the most common ailments of the season and how you can avoid them.

 

  1. Seasonal Allergies

 

Perhaps the most common ailment that affects people every Spring the world over is seasonal allergies. Spring is renowned for bringing on the dreaded hay fever. As trees start to grow, flowers start to bud, and everything just generally starts to turn green again, the pollen in the air increases massively.

 

Many allergen medicines work as a precautionary method, so you should being to take it about two weeks before you think you are going to see symptoms. For example, two weeks before Spring is meant to begin! However, if you are unaware about your hay fever medication, be sure to contact your nearest bulk billing doctor to give you some helpful advice.

 

  1. Asthma

 

As with hay fever, asthma can also flare up in spring.

Common triggers include pollen, air temperature changes, yard fertilizers, and insect repellants. As well as this, common Spring activities such as cleaning can increase the amount of dust and chemical particles that are floating around in the air - all which are asthma triggers. Make sure you’ve got an inhaler that is in-date, and also remember to use your peak flow meter to check your asthma control.

 

  1. Common Cold

 

As the seasons start to change, our immune systems can often start to falter.

Each time the seasons change, we all need to make sure that we are eating enough nutritious food, getting enough exercise and giving ourselves enough time to get proper rest so that our immune systems are given the best chance at fighting off infection.

 

  1. Lyme Disease

 

As warmer temperatures make us want to frolic in fields and parks, the percentage of people infected with Lyme Disease also rises. This is because deer ticks love warm weather and grass! In order to avoid becoming infected by a tick, avoid tall vegetation, use tick repellant and perform tick checks after you have been outdoors leading up to and during spring.

 

  1. Sports Injuries

 

While the weather heats up, we will no doubt want to get our Summer body journey well and truly on its way by engaging in some regular exercise. However, if we have spent winter cooped up inside, our muscles and bones won’t be used to all this extra activity! In order to avoid gaining a nasty sports injury, make sure you re-introduce exercise into your life at a slow and steady pace, and always make sure you stretch before and after exercising.

 

This spring, make sure that you stay healthy.

Ensure that you are prepared for any seasonal allergies that may hit, and if you do suffer from asthma, make sure that you have all of your medications prepared and ready to go. As well as this, keep your immune system as healthy as possible by eating well, exercising and getting enough sleep.

 

When you do exercise, make sure you are gentle with yourself and build up your strength in a reasonable and safe way. If you stick to all these tips, you should remain healthy during spring, as well as year-round!

Get perfect skin for Spring Racing and Summer without spending a fortune

According to Fiona Theodoropoulos, founder of skin rejuvenation product 'Mitten', a Turkish bath exfoliation mitt which cleanses and restores the skin in minutes, Christmas and end of year festivities are fast approaching and now is the time to get your skin ready for the onslaught.    “Summer i...

Read more

9 Tips to Help You Slim Down and Live Your Best Life

2 billion adults around the world are overweight. Many of these men and women constantly struggle to lose weight. They know firsthand the joy of losing a kilogram, as well as the frustration of gaining it back.   If you fight this battle, here are 9 tips that will help you lose weight faster.  ...

Read more

Say Goodbye to Painful Acne… with these Amazing Acne Removal Treatments

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. John Keats But the stubborn acne and its marks eclipse that joy and beauty completely. No matter how much acne removal creams or homemade remedies we try, this persistent acne and acne spots just r...

Read more

What is Vertigo? And How To Treat it?

Vertigo and dizziness involves an altered or faulty sense of movement or spinning. The sensation of dizziness can feel like it is within your own body or it can equally feel like your environment is moving. For example, some might experience a sensation that they are falling (own body sensation) w...

Read more

SASSOU JAPAN, launches luxe Goldwaver anti-ageing line

For centuries, ancient cultures have looked to one of the world’s most valued minerals, gold, as a source of undeniable beauty, wealth, artistry and glamour. In fact, historians have long maintained that civilisations such as those in ancient Egypt, Rome and China, considered gold to have medicina...

Read more

8 Weird Symptoms You Might Not Expect During Pregnancy

Even brand new moms tend to have a general idea of what kind of symptoms they may face once they see that positive result for the first time. The nausea, the tiredness, and the stretch marks…those are all common knowledge for any woman who’s been around a pregnant friend for any time at all. However...

Read more

GOGO SMILE Smile: Online Success Since 2015

For the longest time, Australian people had to put up with teeth whitening products that did not produce the desired results. Everyone wanted to have pearly, white teeth for a dazzling celebrity smile. But their wishes were too far from becoming a reality, well, until GOGO Smile came along in the ...

Read more

Quick And Simple Hacks For Perfect Skin

Most women would love to change something about their appearance if they could. For some, it’s a little extra weight that never seems to budge. For others, it’s that breast shape that never bounced back after breastfeeding. If your major beauty pet peeve is your skin then you’re in luck. There are s...

Read more

Living Lean - 5 Tips to Keep the Weight Off This Winter

Winter can be a challenging time of year. Not only is it a battle to soldier through howling gales and driving rain, but it also brings on hankerings for carbs and fats that your body craves to make it through the long chill. Consequently, it can be tough to find the balance between keeping your w...

Read more

No Pong: More effective for personal freshness than spray deodorants

A funny thing about personal deodorants is that most of them have a distinctive smell that announces to everyone within nose reach that the wearer has an odour issue. With a bit of experience, you can pick the brand. In some ways, it is like putting a high visibility band-aid on a pimple. You can't ...

Read more