Updated: Nov 21, 2020
There are many emotions, many opinions - as a lot of us have set out to work
Some are excited, some apprehensive, some worried and to get back to little bit of 'old normal',
there are definitely many things about the current environment that are worrisome.
What if I catch the virus?
Is it safe to go there?
Buses - are they safe?
I have elderly or kids at home, how do I keep them protected?
Let's get some facts in Order
Where are we in terms of treatment?
The WHO launched the “Solidarity” Trial as means to help find an effective treatment of COVID-19. The most recent update on May 27, 2020 advised pausing the use of HCQ (anti-malarial drug) due to safety reasons. There are three other drugs being investigated.
Ministry of Ayush - has given a lot of tips - practicing yoga, breath work, Ayurveda, Homeopathy
Where are we with respect to vaccination?
Currently, there are many companies who have started human clinical trials with vaccinations against COVID-19, and have seen a good result, yet it will be many months before we can actually have a vaccine at hand
In the midst of this - What do we do?
Logically we have accept the 'new normal' - for the next few months
Best thing you can do is follow the guidelines set by the WHO and take active steps to support your Immunity
For starters social distancing, practicing hand hygiene, wearing a mask while being outdoors to meet people are going to reduce the risk of catching the virus.
How do I support my Immune System?
Your diet plays a huge role when in comes to boosting your immune system
Eat all food groups
Eat in Moderation
Avoid processed foods
Eat fresh home cooked meals
Avoid Alcohol, smoking - these are known to impact the immune system adversely
Drink a lot of water
Eat 2 fruits a day to get your antioxidants in order
Eat an Amla a day - in any form
Ghee - 2-3 tsps a day with your meals
Exercise is a non-negotiable aspect of Immunity Building
3 times a week - minimum
Workout from home there are so many apps and videos to help you
Be active through the day
Follow every 5 minutes of sitting with 200 steps of walking
Another non-negotiable aspect of Immunity Building
Without sufficient sleep, your body makes fewer cytokines, a type of protein that targets infection and inflammation, effectively creating an immune response.
Chronic sleep loss even makes the flu vaccine less effective by reducing your body’s ability to respond.
Get in touch with your Homeopath to create a Immunity pack for you and your loved ones
What are you doing to keep your loved safe?