Boosting your immune system: Getting yourself armed against COVID19 [by Physio Sam]
The immune system is our body’s internal system of fighting bacteria and viruses. When your body comes in contact with a foreign or unfamiliar germ or organisms, it triggers a response that helps to identify, fight and eliminate to protect us from harm. Not having enough sleep or a poor nutritional diet can affect the efficiency of your immune system. Staying indoors in cool temperatures and avoiding the heat isn’t just comfortable for you but also those germs as well. Research shows that people who only manage to achieve 6 or less hours of sleep per night are more susceptible to catch a cold.
So.. What’s the secret to a healthy immune system? Not hoarding up toilet papers or sanitizers for sure! Just like a computer system, we have internal and external measures that need to be observed in order to strengthen our immune system. Here are some measures that can be taken:
Research also shows that regular exercise of 2 hours daily can increase the white blood cells (an important member of the body’s defense mechanism) production, thus keeping us safe from those harmful viruses. In the recent events of the COVID-19 pandemic, the older population was found to be more at risk compared to the younger adults. Well, if you do exercises regularly (or intend to do after reading this article), studies indicated those 65 years old who did regular exercises had their immunity as high as those in their 30’s! So keep your spirits high and your fitness even higher.
Last but not least, we’re going to emphasize again something you probably hear lots of times – washing hands. Very important as personal hygiene should never be overlooked. Most of us practice a more casual way of washing hands. Reaching those tiny spots that we often miss will most certainly make a difference.
If you’re not sure what’s the right way to wash your hands to make sure it’s properly cleaned, here’s the link: https://youtu.be/d914EnpU4Fo
So that’s it! The tips we would like to share with you.. it’s nothing new.. we know, but just a reminder how important your immune system can play its part at times like this – you might as well just get the most out of it right? We hope you stay safe, take all precautions, and take some actions too based on our tips given above.
In Miniphysio Co, we help active individuals to become stronger, perform better and recover faster without relying much on “Quick-fixes” and also having to take long rests so they can get back to doing things they enjoy. If there’s any enquiry, we could assist you at times like this, reach out to our team at +673 8698726.
6/15/2021 08:47:43 pm
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5/9/2022 12:47:52 pm
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed (or exposing others) to this virus. First, practice simple hygiene.
12/23/2022 07:59:37 am
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