Tue Mar 17, 2020
Ways to Boost Your Immunity System to Fight Off Coronavirus

With coronavirus concerns spreading quickly across the globe, claims of what might help individuals avoid catching it are also on the rise. Beyond precautions like hand-washing and avoiding people who are ill, what can you do to make sure your immune system is ready to fight off COVID-19 and other viruses that you may be exposed to? Check here some tips and advices from EverydayHealth.com: 

• Keep Moving: stay active; there’s evidence that older adults who exercise regularly can keep their immune systems functioning similarly to people decades younger. There is also evidence that High-intensity or extreme training can actually harm immune functioning. For optimal immune functioning, stick with moderate activity levels.

• Eat Well: eat healthy foods including lots of nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. The vitamins and minerals in our food are the lifelines all the systems in our body rely on to function well. the better you feed the body with the nutrients you need, the better it runs and can avoid chronic and acute disease. Also avoid consuming excessive amounts of alcohol. 

• Get Enough Sleep: Healthy sleep supports the immune system in a lot of really critical ways. Researches find that there are actually very important parts of the immune response that occur during the different stages of sleep and are regulated by our bodies’ circadian systems.

• Quit Smoking: which improves circulation, increases oxygen levels, and lowers inflammation — all of which give your immune system a boost, so it's easier to fight off colds and other illnesses.

* Worthnoting that it is very crucial to Manage Your Stress in order to maintain a healthy immunity system. In fact, stress can actually suppress the immunity system, keeping it from working at 100 percent. Make sure you take care of yourself; try to take time to relax and do something fun. 

Read this article to know more.