By Neha Yadav
Published Nov 26, 2023

Hindustan Times

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5 tips to avoid sore throat in winters

The cold weather can lead to a sore and scratchy throat. Here are some tips to avoid sore throat in winters.

Drink lukewarm water

Having cold water in the winter season can lead to irritation in the throat which can further lead to cold. Therefore, drink lukewarm water to soothe your throat in winters.


Maintain an exercise routine as it will help boost immunity and fight infections. A sore throat is a symptom of throat infection. Exercising regularly can also help prevent respiratory problems.

Eat warm and healthy food

It is important to maintain a healthy diet during winters to build immunity. Make sure to eat warm food as it will help soothe your throat and prevent infections.

Consume immunity-boosting foods

Add immunity-boosting foods to your diet such as turmeric, eggs, fruits, dry fruits and nuts that help increase your immunity and provide warmth to your body in winters.

Have herbal drinks

Herbal drinks such as tulsi tea, ginger tea, kadha and turmeric milk help boost immunity and soothe your throat.