Learn how you can keep yourself from getting sick.
Staying healthy during cold & flu season is similar to how you can prevent illness during the coronavirus outbreak. There are a few tricks you can use to stay healthy — and most of them start with taking care of your immune system.
Lack of sleep often leads to illness. While scientists and doctors don’t have a complete picture of how this works, it’s clear that the immune system needs those Z’s to do its job well. If you’re consistently dropping below seven hours of sleep, you’re putting yourself at higher risk for illness by preventing your body from protecting itself.