5 Steps to Fighting the Flu

The most magical time of the year is just around the corner but unfortunately so is flu season, which hits hardest between fall and winter in the U.S. In the next few weeks, you’ll probably notice more coughing and sneezing coming from others around you at work, at the supermarket, or even in your own home. The flu can stress your immune system and lead to a higher risk of a flare-up in chronic illnesses or other health concerns. Keep yourself healthy this flu season with these five steps for boosting your immune system! 1. Watch Your Sugar and Alcohol Consumption We know it’s easier said than done, especially during the holidays, but the truth is sugar and alcohol can suppress your immune system! We’re not saying you have to skip out on all the holiday goodies but remember moderation is key. 2. Get on a Regular Sleep Schedule