One of the biggest folk festivals opens its doors again soon the Oktoberfest in Munich. Like every year, again around 6 million visitors from all over the world on the Oktoberfest, unfortunately often brimming with a variety of different viruses and bacteria in tow. Given the large crowds, fungi, viruses and bacteria have easy to spread and multiply. Now a functioning immune system with strong defense forces is needed to resist flu, herpes and co.. So that you the Bavarian Festival fit and healthy are over, here are a few tips: a few days before the first Wiesnbesuch strengthen defenses, it is advisable to strengthen the immune system through the daily intake of vitamin C and zinc. Usually it is enough here, on proper nutrition to make sure with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. For the supply of zinc are foods such as fish, meat, eggs and dairy products.
Easy to use and very suitable to the body quickly with all the important nutrients to supply, special supplements and combined preparations containing vitamin C and zinc. During the October holiday season you should pay attention to sufficient sleep, to give enough time for the regeneration of the body. Even if the beer in the beer tent tastes particularly good you should make sure to drink water in between to keep the fluid balance stable, because the alcohol drains the body fluid and can lead to an unpleasant hangover headache in the morning. Herpes viruses and colds leave the dense crowds in the subway and full beer tents and streets between the rides. Surprising there, that viruses there have an easy game, to distribute among the tightly-packed people. For example, the herpes simplex virus, it is cause of small itchy blisters, usually on the lips. The chance to infect the Festival with the pathogen through droplet infection and direct contact is very high.
Worse, in addition that the body’s natural defences by stress. Sleep deprivation and alcohol often is not running at full speed and it begins to itch. Trigger for the outbreak are usually too much sun or a weakened immune system, in some people, even the disgust at not quite clean washed up beer mugs leads to the outbreak. Also, flu and colds have an easy time with stress and a weak immune system. Here also often very changeable weather this time of year has an impact on health. Also the differences in temperature between the inside of the beer tent and outdoors. Here a little to relieve the organism, the onion method has proven itself which you can gradually take off the clothes, depending on the temperature and environment or tighten. Every now and again you should treat yourself to fresh air. The air outdoors moisturizes the nasal passages and makes them less vulnerable to invading viruses and pathogens. And an additional, easy-to-use-to tip: don’t forget to wash your hands! Best rather more than too little.