• Alagang Supermom Cough and Colds Tips

    With the extreme heat and air conditioned environments, get some tips on how to prevent your kids from getting cough and colds.
    by SmartParenting Staff .
  • All supermoms want their kids to always be healthy, strong and free from cough. Though it’s impossible to keep the kids from getting sick, especially nowadays when they’re exposed to alternating extreme heat and air conditioned environments, it helps to know there are ways to prevent cough and how to cure it in its early stage. Help keep your family cough and cold free. Below are some Alagang Supermom Cough and Colds Tips.

    1)       Improve your immune system.
    Get regular exercise and practice a healthy lifestyle, this makes it easier for your body to fight off infection.Get 8 hours of sleep and avoid stress. Stress reduces the effectiveness of the immune system.Have a well-balanced diet. Eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetables.

    2)       Keep those germs away.
    Wash your hands frequently or keep a hand sanitizer or alcohol in your bag. Colds are passed on by the tiniest droplets, your hand may be contaminated with germs.Avoid touching your face. Viruses enter the body through the mouth, nose and eyes.Keep away if someone is sneezing or coughing close to you.Avoid sharing cups, glasses and cutlery among family members and friends.

    3)       Maintain a healthy environment.
    Avoid high levels of heating or rooms that are too hot where it’s easier for germs to start an infection.Avoid drastic changes in temperature. The shock of moving from a cool, air-conditioned room to a hot area puts extra strain on the immune system.Air rooms regularly. Fresh air helps keep the mucous membranes healthy and moist.

    Beat those cough and colds:
    Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water everyday. Infected mucous membranes tend to dry out. Avoid drinking alcohol, coffee or black tea, they dry out your body. Drink water, juices, and herbal or fruit tea instead.Avoid re-infection. Practice the "Dracula cough". Turn your head away from people, and cough inside the elbow or use disposable paper tissues instead of cloth handkerchiefs.Wash your hands after blowing your nose. Cold viruses can remain contagious on the skin for several hours. Supermoms will always find a way to provide their kids with the best care, especially when it comes to fighting cough. Moms would always know what to do whenever their kids are sick and they always know the best way to make them feel better. That’s why for over 40 years, Bisolvon has been fighting cough and getting rid of phlegm.

    Alagang SuperMOMents Online Photo Contest
    As a tribute to all supermoms and their continuous love and care for their family, Bisolvon has launched the Alagang SuperMOMents Online Photo Contest.
    More than a hundred entries, all capturing special moments of mom with kids made it to the website. Top 50 finalists will be posted for online voting from April 26 to May 16, 2010. Just visit www.alagangsupermom.com.ph and vote for your favorite photo entry to help them win cash prizes. The grand winner with the most creative photo and most number of votes will also get a special TV and magazine appearance. Aside from these prizes for the winning entries, 2 lucky voters can also win P5,000 each. So, visit the site and vote now! Help a supermom win and get
    a chance to win a prize for you too. Basta Alagang Supermom, Solve ang Ubo!

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