1. Drink more water every day
Drinking more water every day can enhance the circulation speed of the body system, relieve nervous body functions, improve early warning ability and energy consumption. In fact, drinking water has another benefit for losing weight. If you consume 16 ounces of water a day, you can lose 5 pounds in a year.
2. Don't rush to reduce your clothes
Due to the great climate change and the sunshine in spring, people often overlook the fickleness and coldness of early spring. Therefore, it is best to reduce your clothes gradually. Don’t change into short-sleeved shorts in summer at once. Cold evils can damage the lungs, which can easily lead to nasal congestion, cough, colds, etc. Everyone knows that "spring covers autumn frost", the degree of covering is not to sweat too much. If the weather is very hot and you cover the inner three layers and the outer three layers, it will be bad to sweat a lot.
3. Thorough cleaning, stay away from allergies
Spring is the season for allergies, respiratory diseases, and infectious diseases, so a spring cleaning is necessary. Clean up when the weather is good and the air is clean. Open windows for ventilation before cleaning. Try to use wet sweeping instead of dry sweeping to prevent indoor dust. Families with conditions can use vacuum cleaners, especially to thoroughly clean under the bed, under the sofa, wardrobe, etc. Dead corners, bedding should also be taken outside to dry, and carpets and curtains should be cleaned every time the season changes.
4. Comb your hair in the morning and soak your feet in the evening
"On Health Preservation" says: "In the spring and March, comb your hair one or two hundred times every morning, and when you lie down at night, use a hot soup with a pinch of salt, wash your knees down to your feet, and lie down to relieve wind poisoning and athlete's foot. stagnate. ” That is to say, combing your hair in the morning and soaking your feet in light salt water in the spring can promote the circulation of qi and blood in the human body, and prevent diseases.
5. Go to bed late and get up early, don't fall in love with the bed
The habit of "going to bed late and getting up early" should be maintained in terms of sleep in spring health care. Going to bed late means going to bed after 9pm. Getting up early refers to getting up when the sun just rises, which is good for the growth of qi. Going to bed later is not the better. It is best to go to bed before 11 pm, otherwise the eyes will be red and the anger will rise easily the next day.
6. It is advisable to stretch in the morning
The reason why it is advisable to stretch in the morning is because after a night of sleep, the human body is soft and slack, and the circulation of Qi and blood is slow, so when you wake up, you always feel lazy and weak. When the muscles of the whole body are exerted, together with deep inhalation and deep exhalation, it has the functions of spit out the old and paid, activating qi and blood, smoothing the meridians and joints, and invigorating the spirit. It can relieve fatigue, refresh the mind, increase energy, and activate limbs.
7. Sunlight and calcium supplementation
After the vernal equinox, the hours of sunshine gradually increase. When the earth takes off its cold winter coat, the sun shines on the body warm and soft. At this time, we should fully enjoy the health benefits of sunlight. There has always been a folk saying that "learning to bask in the sun is better than taking tonics". It is best to go out of the house to bask in the sun, not through the glass.
8, “avoid” ultraviolet rays, pay attention to sun protection
Generally, it is only in the hot summer that we think of the existence of ultraviolet rays. In fact, in the spring, ultraviolet rays have already begun to damage the skin. Especially during the period from 11:00 noon to 3:00 pm, the intensity of UV rays is much higher than you might expect. Ultraviolet rays can easily promote the formation of freckles and the deposition of melanin. So sun protection is very important.
9, there is a coup against the spring sleepiness
"Spring sleepiness" makes people tired and lethargic. Eat more red-yellow and dark green vegetables, such as carrots, pumpkins, tomatoes, green peppers, celery, etc., to restore energy and eliminate spring sleepiness. The rhythm of life must be regular, do not stay up all night for three days and two nights, and go to bed early and late. Avoid eating too full, and do not eat too full three meals a day, otherwise the stomach will be over-inflated, and people will easily become sleepy.
10, eat more sweet and warm products
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that "in spring, it is advisable to save acid and remove sweet to nourish the spleen". That is because when the liver qi is prosperous in spring, the liver qi will affect the spleen, so it is difficult to show symptoms of weakness of the spleen and stomach in spring; and eating more sour foods will make the liver function hyperactive, so the diet maintenance in spring should be spicy and sweet. Warm products, avoid sourness. Warm and sweet foods: Cereals such as glutinous rice, black rice, sorghum, oats; vegetables and fruits such as pumpkin, lentils, red dates, longan, walnuts, chestnuts; meat such as beef, crucian carp, sea bass, and eel.
11. Eat as little as possible
Eating at home is much cleaner and hygienic than eating out. Especially the new type of avian influenza H9N2 virus that has appeared in spring, must eat less poultry food recently, such as chickens, ducks, etc. Due to the unknown origin and the absence of quarantine, it is easy to be infected with the virus.
12, start the engine of the body
In winter, the metabolism of the human body slows down and the yang qi decreases. When the spring flowers bloom, it is just right to replenish the body's yang qi. Getting up early and exercising to relax the muscles and arms is also one of the ways to protect the liver. The wind is warm and the sun is shining, and the spring flowers are blooming. It is the most suitable for enjoying flowers and outings with family and friends, and enjoying the mountains and waters. What needs to be reminded is that you should pay attention to safety when doing outdoor activities. It is best to go together. People with chronic diseases and the elderly should do their best when they are climbing, cycling and other activities. People with allergies should take protective measures.
13. Avoid the humidity of the environment
The air in spring is relatively humid, and if you live in a humid and cold environment for a long time, it is easy to cause moisture to invade the body. Therefore, it is necessary to reduce exposure to humid environment in daily life, especially for humid Gas-sensitive people should be more careful. Minimize going out on rainy days, don’t wear wet clothes, etc. After bathing, dry your hair in time and dry your hair. To keep the room as dry as possible, you can turn on fans and air conditioners, and use these appliances to maintain air convection.
14. It is not suitable to exercise in foggy days
With the arrival of spring, more and more people are joining the exercise craze, but it is not suitable to exercise in foggy weather. Fog beads contain a lot of harmful substances such as dust and pathogenic microorganisms. Due to the increase in breathing volume during exercise, more harmful substances are bound to be inhaled into the lungs.
15, keep in good mood
Spring health care should conform to the characteristics of yang qi in spring and the beginning of all things, pay attention to protecting yang qi, and focus on the word "sheng". According to nature, spring belongs to wood, corresponding to liver. In spring, when liver-yang is hyperactive, people are prone to irritability, so it is necessary to be open-minded and harmonious in body and mind. A good mood helps nourish the liver. Depressed mood will lead to stagnation of liver qi, which will affect the liver’s dredging function, and also make the neuroendocrine system dysfunctional, reduce immunity, and easily lead to mental illness, liver disease, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, etc. Therefore, spring health care should not be angry.
16. Those with allergies should stay away from pollen
In spring, you should go to places where flowers bloom as little as possible to avoid contact with pollen. It is best to wear a gauze when going out to avoid contact with catkins or poplars. It is best to wear a mask when going out in windy weather. It is best not to go out when the air quality is not good (such as sand, dust or hazy weather), and you should also carry emergency medicines with you when you go out. If you want to exercise outdoors, it is best to choose the morning or when the air is better after rain.