Acting Minister of health Suprun sure that regular exercise reduces the risk of flu and colds in the winter. His views she shared on the page in Facebook.
“If you want to protect yourself from colds and flu in the cold season physical exercise a good way! To reduce the risks of getting sick, should I exercise regularly, but when you are already sick is to take into account the symptoms of the disease”, — she wrote.
According to the official, the exercises help to strengthen the immune system and generally improve health and well-being. The effect of physical exercise suitable for prevention and not a cure.
Suprun said that, according to various studies, people who regularly have moderate physical activity, less likely to suffer colds than those who sit a lot. Physical activity helps to reduce the risks of acute respiratory infections by more than 20%, and in some small studies — over 40% – under condition of regular exercise and sufficient level of activity.
In the same case, if the person is already cold and not sure whether to train him, Suprun suggests to remember the rule of “above the neck” — when there are no symptoms in the body, but only in the upper part of the body — runny nose, sneezing or a cough, do physical exercise normally. In the case of influenza, when there is fever, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, cough and runny nose, to train and further drain your body cannot.
According to doctors, to stay warm in the winter and not get sick, need to eat more fat.
Photo by Sergei TUSHINO, “FACTS”
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