Simple solutions to keep you healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic
Let's take this step by step - What does your body need to heal? How can we support our immune system naturally?
People who are sleep deprived have a greater risk of getting complications after a virus. Sleep won't cure it; however, it will allow your body to work at your optimum. According to the sleep foundation, lack of sleep can make some vaccines less effective.
2. Deep mindful rest
Can't sleep? Try yoga Nidra, meditation or deep restorative yoga poses.
By mindfully focusing on where your body carries that stress, and consciously relaxing the surrounding muscles, you can ease that tension and release stress. Thus, support your immune system.
3. Enjoy nature
Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear, and stress and increases pleasant feelings. Exposure to nature not only makes you feel better emotionally, but it also contributes to your physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones.
4. Simple remedy
A saltwater solution could prevent treat Covid-19 symptoms according to the Edinburgh Medical School. A simple gargle of your throat and clear of your nose with a saltwater solution twice a day can reportedly cut the length of the virus by almost two days.
5. Moderate exercise
Mild to moderate physical activity is usually OK. Certain yoga poses can assist your immune systems such as Supta baddha konasana, legs up the wall and Setubandha Sarvangasana. Let your body be your guide. If you feel miserable, take a break.