There is no cure for COVID-19, and our immune support system is under stress. That means it is imperative we find ways to keep our bodies healthy and strong during this highly infectious time. So how do we support this protector of the human body, the immune system, and at the same time get through these challenging and scary times?
The immune system, at this time, is our only first line of defense. When it is strong it is ready and prepared to fight when it comes into contact with this virus. Our immunity may be able to contain and destroy this virus in the nasal passageways and not allow it to descend deeper into the body, into our lungs.
The coronavirus is lethal and seems to kill quickly, that's why immune support is imperative at this time.
The greatest worry has been for older people with a compromised immune system. If you follow the news the young are dying also. Still the elderly and people with chronic diseases are at the highest risk. Even then, not everyone within the high-risk category faces the same level of risk.
Groups listed as minorities, of which I am one, has been affected and dying even more than high risk individuals, due to the type of employment that do not allow for working from the safety of their home.
There’s a lot you can do to help with your immune support.
These high-risk groups are in need of immune support, of which I fit into more than two categories, and they are:
For all these folks participating in an immune support program is essential.
I pondered on the question of how could I help, how to implement a plan that is easy, is a stop-gap between contracting the coronavirus and us surviving? There’s a LOT you can do to support your immunity starting right now.
We know the lungs and respiratory system require moisture and hydration to function optimally.
It is said “Approximately 80 percent of all COVID-19 cases exhibit mild to moderate symptoms and do not require hospitalization. Doctors recommend that these patients self-isolate, stay hydrated, eat well, and manage their symptoms as best they can.”
Well my friend and herbalist Cynthia (not her real name) and husband, they also live in New York City, did just what the doctors recommended, and also shared the essential of what they did to recover.
In March Cynthia and I were talking, and she mentioned that her husband was experiencing flu-like symptoms. It was his first day and over a period of four days he experienced congestion, dry cough, fever, fatigue and painful body aches. Plus, he lost his sense of smell. He started to feel much better after seven days, with his sense of smell and taste slowly returning.
Within three days of the start of her husband’s symptoms she was ill.
Her symptoms were different from her husband, because she didn’t experience any congestion at the onset, just headaches, followed by fever and nightly sweating for two days then intense pain. Intense pain in her back, hips and thighs and also her organs (liver, lungs, kidneys and spleen). After five days since the start of her symptoms she felt like they were headed in a healthy direction.
After their recovery they were able to take the test that confirmed that they did indeed contract coronavirus. Luckily for them their immune support system was strong enough for them to recover without any hospital stay.
So I asked myself the question, is there a way to improve the immune support system since there is no cure for COVID-19. I went to my bookshelves got out my nutrition books and contemplated…. It should be easy to implement, with items missing from our supermarket shelves, we must use what is already in our cupboard.
It is the only way I know to survive these challenging times with our health and life intact. Here are the details of this immune building protection plan which is free to the members of my weekly overcomingHBP newsletter: -
I wanted to provide you with a way to boost your immunity, with the focus on nourishing whole foods.
You’ll be focusing on eating well but eating lightly, making meals from what you already have in the fridge, pantry and freezer, playing with substitutions, and meals made on the fly.
Rest assured – you are in good hands. Read more here about these 5 days of rejuvenation and healing.
So until we meet in our 5 days of rejuvenation and healing class I am sending you a healthy socially distanced virtual hug to you and your loved ones and a whole lot of good healing vibes.
Stay strong and wishing you vibrant health always!