Your Christmas Well-Being Is At Hand; Here’s How to Stay Safe and Healthy This SeasonBy Audri Taylors, UniversityHerald Reporter
The holidays are the perfect time to have fun and enjoyment with your family, friends and loved ones. However, it may not be as fun as it should be when your health isn't at its prime condition. Here are some tips for staying healthy and safe this season of joy and merry making.
It's inevitable to pack a lot of calories in the middle of the parties and festivities but you still have to make it a point to be able to eat healthy. You don't necessarily have to deprive yourself to indulge in the delicious meals and treats but make sure you take everything in moderation. And whenever you get the chance to, opt for healthy choices.
Don't overdo the alcohol
Alcohol-related injuries and diseases are very common during this holiday season. When you do binge drinking, you are only compromising your health and safety. There are some people who suffer from some serious heart conditions due to heavy alcohol drinking and there are those who meet accidents when driving drunk. These are the things you may want to avoid if you want to make the most of your holiday vacation.
Avoid illnesses and infections
Like what most people say, the holiday season is the flu season because colds and flu are really prevalent during the winter. But there sure are ways in order for you to prevent them. Wash your hands regularly. Keep yourself warm by dressing yourself in layers of clothing. Drink enough water.
Don't drink and drive. Follow road precautions. When you travel long distances, ensure that your car is in a good condition and make sure you take your medications with you when you pack. Be in the know of the local ER in case of an emergency medical problem.