Usually around this time of year is when I start to feel a little run down, maybe even end up developing a sore throat or a cold. To help combat this, I usually start to reassess a few things. Am I getting enough sleep? Am I drinking enough water? Am I eating well and exercising? These are really the cornerstones of good health, and most times, when you get sick it’s because you’re lacking in one of these areas.
Another thing I’ll do to help me through the winter months is regularly make honey, lemon and ginger tea. Now, while this isn’t a treatment for anything, I personally find it gives me a little boost, helps to clear my sinuses and soothes the dry throat I tend to get from the cold air, and is a good substitute for that mid afternoon coffee.
Give it a try and let us know if you like it.
Dr Simon Weekes