July 7th of this year is the Xiaoshu solar term. There is a folk saying that "small summer heat, steaming and boiling down". After the summer heat, the characteristics of the hot weather become more prominent, the human body sweats more, consumes more, and has various health problems. One after another.
TCM health preservation emphasizes the need to replenish stamina in the solar term, relieve heat and prevent heatstroke. Specifically, it is necessary to pass these six levels:
The first level: Yangyang Pass
In summer, it is easy to hurt the energy and cause physical strength. , Lack of vitality, decreased body function. For example, excessive sweating and insufficient water replenishmentUnder the circumstances, people are easy to hurt the body fluid. Once the immune function declines, colds and gastrointestinal diseases often take advantage of the deficiency.
Countermeasures: In summer, live in a cool, dry, and comfortable environment. The room temperature should be kept at 27°C, which should not be too low. Avoid all kinds of diseases caused by greedy cold.
Second Pass: Emotional Off
Summer weather is hot, emotions are prone to fluctuates, causing blood pressure to rise, increasing the burden on the heart, angina, myocardial infarction, Diseases such as heart failure are prone to attack.
In addition, the incidence of stroke in summer is also quite high, which requires attention.
Countermeasures: Regulate emotions consciously. Patients with cardio-cerebrovascular diseases and high blood pressure must pay attention to control their emotions and maintain a peaceful mood in summer to reduce the risk of disease attacks.
No.Three hurdles: Damp-heat off
Summer summers are hot and humid, and people often feel headaches and brainaches, and they are prone to depression, fatigue, chest tightness, and poor appetite. For patients with respiratory diseases, pay more attention to maintenance in summer to prevent recurring coughs and tracheal diseases.
For people with hot and humid constitution, the palms and feet often feel hot, and under the interaction of moisture and heat, they are prone to constipation and stools appear yellow and smelly.
Countermeasures: The diet should be light and easy to digest. Eat more foods that reduce heat and promote dampness, such as mung bean porridge, lotus leaf porridge, red bean porridge, etc., use winter melon, lotus leaves, and barley soup to drink. It is also a refreshing drink to clear dampness and heat. At the same time, pay attention to adjust the humidity in the room and open more windows for ventilation.
Fourth level: sleep off
In summer, the days are long and the nights are short, and the night temperature is also high. SomePeople do not rest well at night. According to Chinese medicine, such "imbalance of Yin and Yang" will increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. For example, patients with hypertension are prone to increase blood pressure and patients with angina pectoris increase the frequency of attacks.
Countermeasures: Ensure enough sleep. This can maintain the normal operation of various functions of the body. It is recommended that adults ensure 7 hours of high-quality sleep every day.
Fifth level: diet off
It is not advisable to oversatisfy in summer. It is usually enough to eat seven or eight points full, but you must pay attention Comprehensive and balanced nutrition, eat more low-sugar, low-salt, high-carbohydrate, and high-protein foods, and eat less spicy and fried foods.
Countermeasures: Winter melon, white radish, tomato and other foods that can help to improve gastrointestinal function such as winter melon, white radish and tomatoes are suitable for consumption in summer. In summer, it is advisable to eat more freshwater fish and less red meat. Drinkable CassiaTea, barley tea, chrysanthemum tea, kuding tea, mung bean soup and other beverages.
Sixth level: fitness level
Many people have a misunderstanding: they are too lazy to exercise because they sweat a lot in summer. In fact, you still need to maintain a moderate amount of exercise in summer, but you should be careful not to exercise in the sun. At the same time, due to the greater amount of sweat during summer exercise, it is good for detoxification, but you must pay attention to timely replenishment of water to prevent excessive sweating and increase blood viscosity.
Countermeasures: It is recommended to exercise one hour after a meal, and exercise should not be too intense, and do not sweat too much. At the same time, pay attention to drink more water, add water in time, eliminate toxins, and reduce the burden on the heart.