Ricci Rivero Uses Betadine upper respiratory products for cold and flu protection

Ricci Rivero cannot afford to get sick. The UP Fighting Maroon player's hectic schedule includes playing basketball, attending school, and acting. He believes that prevention is always better than cure. That is why at the first sign of cold or flu, he makes sure he uses the Betadine Upper Respiratory products.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is still the best way to protect yourself against colds and flu. You should getting your daily recommended dose of vitamins and minerals, as this helps keep your body’s immune system in tiptop shape, which in turn makes it more effective when it comes to fighting diseases.

Another way to boost your body's immune system is getting adequate sleep. In 2019, researchers at the University of Tübingen in Germany found that a good night’s sleep improves the body’s T cells, which fight diseases caused by viruses such as colds and the flu.

Staying hydrated is also a great way to help your body fight off diseases. Because water helps carry oxygen to cells in the body, adequate hydration ensures that every organ in your body works properly, including those responsible for immunity such as the bone marrow, lymph nodes, thymus, and spleen.

Frequent hand washing can also help keep colds and flu at bay. Disease-causing germs can thrive on any surface we frequently touch like doorknobs or elevator buttons. The best way to prevent yourself from contracting disease this way is by washing your hands properly.

While prevention is better than cure, it’s always good to be prepared for the worst. Aside from taking these preventive measures, it also helps to stay ready with your own oral gargle, nasal spray, and throat spray in hand just in case the cold or flu hits, so you can fight it off before it gets worse.

For quick-acting oral protection against colds and flu, use Povidone-Iodine (BETADINE®) Gargle and Mouthwash, which has been proven to kill a wide spectrum of viruses, fungi and bacteria in as early as 30 seconds. 

When on-the-go and you need a throat remedy that works fast, use Povidone-Iodine (BETADINE®) Throat Spray, which can kill viruses in as early as 15 seconds. 

At the first sign of cold or if you want to immediately recover from a cold, use BETADINE® Cold Defense Nasal Spray, which can reduce its duration by up to two days.

Always keep these in hand and you’ll never have to worry about your gimmick plans getting ruined because of a cold or the flu!