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Tips To Beat Winter

To protect oneself from seasonal ailments due to winter season like rhinitis, sinusitis, fever, dry skin, etc., one has to follow certain tips like drinking lukewarm water, soups, and beverages, layering comfortable clothes, wear sweaters, apply moisturizers, cover and protect extremities, ears, mouth, and nose with gloves, socks, mufflers, and scarfs, avoid getting wet, take hot water shower, and maintain adequate insulation within the house with thermostats.

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Why does my cold worsen during winters?

Query: Hi doctor, I am struggling, especially with the winter season hitting hard. I am an elderly person, and it feels like the cold weather is making everything worse. I have caught a nasty cold, and it is hitting me harder than usual and I am worried about potential complications. Are there any specific...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Keep well-hydrated. Take plenty of warm fluids. Wear weather-appropriate clothing. Warm water saline gargles. Steam inhalation. Take lots of green ...  Read Full »

Kindly guide me on health tips for the winter season.

Query: Hello doctor,Since it is winter already, kindly guide me on what precautions I should be taking to keep myself and my family healthy. I heard that the pathogens multiply in this season and I have a toddler at home.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You are right, winter is the season when pathogens tend to thrive due to colder temperatures and drier air. Here are some precautions you can take to keep yourself and your family healthy during this season: 1. Wash your h...  Read Full »

How to prevent dry cough and breathing difficulty in winter?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a dry cough problem. While breathing, there is a difficulty. At night, it gets worse and I start to sweat. I have this problem every year during the winter. I got a blood test done and the result was 8 % eosinophilia. Please suggest. I am taking Banocide forte.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the history you have provided, you seem to have a slightly higher eosinophil count in the blood. This is termed eosinophilia. It occurs as a result of a hypersensitivity reaction of the body towards a certain form of allergen in the atmosphere, and in your cas...  Read Full »

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