Seasonal disorders bring regular and predictable illnesses, this view was also held by the ancient Greeks and ancient Egyptians, catching a cold is common phrase that we all tend to use rather than contracting a virus or infection.
With each season, the climate can impact upon our health, the exogenous pathogenic factors are known as the six evils:
- Wind (feng)
- Cold (han)
- Heat (re)
- Dampness (shi)
- Fire (huo)
These evils can bring disease they are also essential to life, no wet season and there no crops, no summer sun, and the crops will not ripen. However if the six evils become excessive or abnormally extreme or of the body is weakened the body's inner balance will lead to ill health.
Wind is associated with Spring - wind problems can occur at any time of year. The movement is outwards and and upwards and tends to attack the surface and upper parts including head, upper torso and limbs. Surface sweating is often a symptom, dizziness, tremors and unusual spasms are also linked to Wind.
So protect yourself, keep ensure your body is protected agonist the winds, especially the upper torso.