If you’re going through the season of life when you are going through menopause, there are some important things to keep in mind as we approach cold season. Did you know that in Atlanta you can actually track and map fevers, the common cold and flu reports around the United States? According to AJC, “The app scans social media sites for user-posted information and then maps the data.” You can read more about it in the AJC here.
You may be wondering why women going through menopause might be more interested in cold season. The reason for this is due to the fact that if you’re going through menopause you can become more prone to colds. This susceptibility can be attributed to your decreased levels of sex hormones that can also compromise your immune function.
For this reason, if you’re going through menopause, it’s important to do things that promote and strengthen your immune system this fall and winter.
- Get plenty of sleep and rest
- Exercise regularly
- Eat a well-balanced diet that includes lean proteins, fruits and vegetables. Here is a list of 15 foods that will boost your immune system.
If you’re going through menopause, book your appointment with our experienced gynecologists at Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. We provide treatment for your symptoms of menopause in Marietta and the surrounding areas. We look forward to providing you with high quality women’s medical care. Come in and see us this winter, we’re here every season of the year to help you through every season of your life!