COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered Coronavirus. It was first detected in China and now it is spreading worldwide at a faster rate. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also declared Coronavirus a pandemic and put the world in high alert. As per the latest reports, 10 people have died so far and over 450+ cases were confirmed in India. With the increase in the positive cases of Coronavirus, people are trying all sorts of precautionary and protective measures. At this time, there are no specific vaccines available but the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus.
Coronavirus is contagious and airborne that can easily spread from one human to others via
· Air when someone coughs or sneezes
· Personal contact with infected people
· Touching nose, ears, eyes, and mouth after touching an infected person
Most of the population infected with COVID-19 virus is experiencing mild to moderate respiratory illness, headache, sore throat, cough and sneeze, runny nose and difficulty in breathing.
Symptoms of Coronavirus
The general symptoms are
In severe cases of Coronavirus infection , symptoms are bronchitis, kidney failure, pneumonia and even death.
Well, this is the common saying that Prevention is better than cure so taking some of the small protective measures will prevent you from catching or spreading the infection,
Frequently wash your hands regularly with soap and water for about 20 seconds.
Cover your mouth using a tissue while coughing or sneezing.
Avoid touching your mouth, nose, eyes without washing hands.
If possible, social distancing is the best option these days. Quarantine yourself.
Clean and disinfect those articles or objects you use frequently.
Use Alcohol-based Hand sanitizer to clean dirty hands if soap and water are not available.
As we all grow accustomed to life in the age of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19, and scientists are working on antivirals and vaccines, many experts recommended that people should take a holistic approach to general health maintenance.
The best way to prevent and slow down this process of transmission is to be well aware about the COVID-19 virus, what it causes and how it transmits or spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using alcohol based Hand sanitizers and not touching your face. Positive immune response is essential to stay healthy. The body’s first line of defence against Coronavirus infection is improving your immune system and adopting good lifestyle habits. The strong immune system helps your body to fight against viral and bacterial infections. So as a protective measure, people are rushing towards the traditional and ancient medicinal system i.e., Ayurveda. Ayurvedic remedies have appeared as a great option to improve the immune response thus suppresses or inactivates the activity of the virus. Ayurveda, 5000-year-old science deals with the natural way of a healthy life. Maintaining a balance of these forces assures one of a prolonged and healthy existence. The balance of all these forces is said to answer to keeping oneself fit and healthy.
Ayurveda, in its application, has great relevance today as the change in eating habits and modern lifestyles have made even the very young prone to ailments.
Ayurveda Experts or practitioners have stressed that some of the medicinal herbs such as Neem, Giloy, Shilajeet are considered to help improve the immune system and fight against the deadly virus. In India and various other locations, people are now getting allured by the authentic and traditional benefits of Yoga and Ayurveda that helps us balance the mind, body, and soul. Prevention from Coronavirus becomes easier when our immunity is strong enough to fight against the virus. So here are some tips to boost your immunity with Ayurveda,
Gargle with saltwater
Drink water boiled with Tulsi leaves.
Eat Chyawanprash twice a day.
Turmeric with black pepper capsules twice a day.
Drink Tulsi tea daily as it contains antioxidants that might prevent the cell damage caused by free radicals. It has medicinal and healing properties that help improve immunity against infection.
Drink Giloy juice is known to boost immunity as it has various medicinal and healing properties.
Yoga and meditation – Regular Yoga and meditation reduces blood pressure, strengthens the immune system, and also fights against oxidative stress. Some of the preferred yoga asans are Uttanasana (standing forward bend), Sarvangasana( shoulder stand).
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A positive immune response is essential to stay healthy