We all want to stay germ-free and feel well during the winter months, but sometimes it can feel like you’re waiting for the inevitable cold to appear. Have you ever wondered why some people never get ill, and some are prone to catching winter bugs?
“According to Ayurveda, some people can be prone to certain illnesses because they have a weak digestive fire.”
De Deepa Apté, Indian medical doctor and Ayurveda practitioner says “According to Ayurveda, some people can be prone to certain illnesses because they have a weak digestive fire, which in turn results in toxins in the body weakening the immune system and leading to recurrent illnesses.”
With all of this in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most common winter illnesses, what symptoms we should be looking out for, and any natural DIY remedies we can use to avoid that trip to the GP …
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