Breath of LIFE Winter 2017 - Institute for Respiratory Health

Breath of LIFE Winter 2017

6 more things to do to stay healthy You’ve had your vaccinations, right? What else can you do to reduce the risk of those nasty chest infections hanging about in winter? 1. Keep walking. Winter isn’t too severe in Perth, so it isn’t hard to find a suitable time for a 15-30 minute walk 4-5 times a week. Walking maintains muscle tone and helps you clear mucus. Just take it a bit easier if you are fighting an active infection. 2. Keep drinking plenty of fluid. Thinner mucus is much easier to cough up. Bisolvon tablets can also help. Ask your pharmacist.

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