Healthy routines and immune system to fight COVID-19

The world is longing to get over this pandemic. This unexpected trouble has induced threats over the planet.

We all know, Coronavirus is a dangerous calling and one thing to comprehend is that it attacks those with a lower immune system.

The medical analysis says that those with stronger immune systems tend to fall less in the trap of microorganisms and health issues. But people having weak immune systems fall ill very often, they are prone to catch infections easily.

COVID-19 is waiting on your doors steps to attack you and if you are a weak immunity body then it can be deadly.

To combat this issue let us look at the tips to boost the immune system.

Watch your diet

Only eating to sate your hunger but to maintain a healthy lifestyle and strong immune system you must include fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants.

Food rich in antioxidants is also called “free-radical scavengers.” which means it protects us from the cell damage caused by the free radicals.

Foods rich with antioxidants onions and garlic, eggplant, grapes, tea, green tea, citrus fruits, apples, green, leafy vegetables like spinach, oranges, blackcurrants, kiwifruit, mangoes, broccoli, spinach, capsicum and strawberries, vegetable oils, avocados, nuts, seeds and whole grains, seafood, milk, and nuts.

Keep Fit

Your body is a machine and you have to operate it the right way. The daily workout regime is a scientifically proven solution to boost your immune system. 

Regular exercise helps with blood circulation and the blood cells work more efficiently.it also circulates the T cells ( the white blood cells category) guards the body against infections. 

Researchers say that daily moderate exercise is better than intense workouts for high immunity power.

Stress-relieving

When in stress your body releases hormones like cortisol which interrupts the T cells functioning and development which directly affects the immune system.

 Therefore, avoiding chronic stress is necessary to have a good immune system. 

To live a life without stress you must think about involving in meditation, yoga, or deep breathing.talking to family and friends or if needed taking professional advice is a must to limit the stress levels.

Sound sleep

Eight hours of sleep is mandatory for everyone for a healthy body mentally or physically as it directly impacts your mental health and physical problems like indigestion etc.

Study proves that people with sleep disorders or those who sleep less 2 to 5 hours have weaker immune systems and are more likely to fall ill.

 Add a mandatory habit of sleeping for 8 hours daily and try to avoid late nights.

Hygienic lifestyle

There are so many germs out there which can cause you infections through shaking hands, while coughing, from washrooms, pets, or coming in contact with any unhygienic surface.

Set a pattern of washing hands and bathing, maintain your hygiene, and keep yourself away from germs.

Most importantly at this time of the pandemic, it is necessary to wear masks and use sanitizer or washing hands for 10 seconds and also social distancing.

With little change in your diet and routine, you can ensure that your immune system is strong enough to protect you against the virus infection.

 Eat as little or no junk food at all! I hope these tips help you witness the change in your body’s strength to fight illness.

Tips to keep in mind:

  • Wash your hands as many times as you can before eating, returning home, etc.
  • Cover your mouth with a handkerchief or tissue while others are coughing or sneezing or you are going through the same scenario.

Vitamin D and immunity

Vitamin D is fused in the body when exposed to sunlight. It is a vital element for several functions in the body.
Benefits 

  • Strong teeth and bones.
  • Healthy brain, nervous system, and immune system.
  • Reduces and manages insulin in diabetics.
  • Supports lung and heart functioning.

Encasing it

Taking considerable steps to boost your immune systems like changes in diet and lifestyle can help besides reducing intake of sugar, hydration, regular light workouts, adequate sleep, and controlling stress levels can help you get a strong immune system.

The Coronavirus can not be covered by this but can become a slight shield to fight this battle.



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