Winter pains & pitfalls

Ah, winter! Season of snows, frosty cheeks, and shortened days...

Some people would prefer to skip it altogether, but what would the holiday season be without winter? There are all the other celebrations too. Don’t forget all the fun things to do, like skiing, skating, snowshoeing, snowboarding. And that’s just scraping the surface. No need to give up walking and running either—just take a few precautions and dress for the weather. The bottom line is there’s no excuse not to get out there and enjoy yourself all winter long!

This guide is designed to give you the lowdown on potential winter pains and pitfalls so you can prevent and deal with whatever the season has in store. Follow these tips for you and your family and most of all, savour the joys of winter to the fullest!

Table of contents

  • Dry Skin
  • Frostbite
  • Sunburn
  • Injury-free Snow Shovelling
  • Cold or Flu?
  • Gastroenteritis
  • “Winter Blues” and Seasonal Depression
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