“The wind is cool and the wind is moving, and there is no dew in the cold and dew”, precautions for health preservation in the cold dew season

“The Seventy-two Hours of the Moon Order”: “September Festival, the dew is cold, and it will condense.”

The wind is cool and windy, and there is zero dew and dew.

Orchid decayed and the flowers turned white, and the lotus leaves were still green.

Independent sand cranes, double-flying as water fireflies.

If it’s lonely, it’s still worth waking up.

In ancient my country, the cold dew was divided into three phases: “One is for the guests of swan geese; the second is for the birds to enter the water as clams; the third is for chrysanthemums to have yellow flowers.”

1. Go to bed early and get up early

“Su Wen Four Qi Tiao Shen Da Lun” clearly states: “In autumn and March, go to bed early and get up early, and you will be happy with chickens.”

After the cold dew, the days are short and the nights are long, and the “yang” in nature begins to converge and settle. Going to bed early can conform to the convergence of yang qi, and getting up early can stretch the lung qi.

2. Add clothes at the right time

After the cold dew, the weather turns cold. The elderly, children, and those with weaker physiques should pay attention to keeping warm, and gradually add clothes. As the saying goes, “spring covers autumn frost”, moderate cold in autumn will help improve the cold resistance of the skin and nasal mucosa, but the elderly and those with various chronic diseases should pay attention to keeping warm and cold to prevent “freeze” from getting sick.

3. Warm feet

As the saying goes: “cold dew without showing feet”. After the cold dew, the temperature gradually decreases, so it is not advisable to bare your body often to prevent the cold air from invading the body. At the same time, the sandals in summer can be put away to prevent “cold from the feet”. Soak your feet in hot water every night, which can dilate the blood vessels of the feet, speed up the blood flow, improve the nutrition of the skin and tissues of the feet, reduce the occurrence of lower extremity soreness, and relieve fatigue.

4. Nourishing Yin and Preventing Dryness

After the cold dew, the rain is less and the weather is dry, with hot days and cool nights. Many people will have the symptoms of “coolness and dryness” that are favored by Chinese medicine, that is, dry throat, dry nose, dry skin, etc. Director Su said that health preservation during the cold dew season is different from the autumn equinox. The most important thing for cold dew health preservation is to prevent “cold dryness”, starting from the aspects of nourishing yin and preventing dryness, moistening the lungs and benefiting the stomach.

5. Appropriate exercise

After the cold dew solar term, exercise should also be adjusted. You can choose jogging, mountain climbing, walking, etc., but exercise time should not be too early, because the temperature in the morning is too low and physical fitness Weak people are more susceptible to cold evil. At the same time, no matter what kind of exercise, it is not advisable to overdo it. It can be stopped when the whole body is slightly hot, and there is no sweating or slight sweating. It is necessary to avoid profuse sweating, so as to keep the yin fluid introverted and prevent the yang qi from being consumed externally. Injury yin and yang.

If you encounter rainy weather, you can choose to exercise indoors, do not wade in the rain, so as not to feel cold and wet.

6. Avoid depression

After the cold dew, it is normal for the desolate scene of late autumn to occasionally cause people to feel sad. However, if you have been depressed or irritable for a long time, accompanied by symptoms of fullness of the chest and flank, and physical weakness, you should take the initiative to adjust. For example, moderately extend the time of outdoor activities during the day, increase sunshine, choose sports such as mountain climbing, jogging, Baduanjin, etc. to sweat slightly, and replenish water in time; participate in social activities appropriately, and actively communicate with others; cultivate optimism and stay away from sadness situation etc. Avoid bad mood-induced or aggravated gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.