Protecting your health is easier when you know what to look out for. It’s important to know where people are most likely to get sick, how much of the virus is released into the environment, the commonality of outbreaks and what the role of asymptomatic people is in spreading the virus. Learn all of this and more here.
Vitamins and supplements are always a key point we like to emphasize to our patients. Research has shown that vitamin D supplementation helps reduce the risk of viral infections, while B12 plays so many roles in human physiology. During the aging process, absorption of necessary vitamins declines naturally, suggesting that older individuals may benefit from supplementation. Read more here on vitamin D and here for vitamin B12.
As we continue to adjust to new environments and schedules, a key part of wellness has been disrupted by stay-at-home mandates, particularly if you exercise at a public gym or health club. Since regular exercise is vital for supporting immune function and overall health, try these at-home workouts using what you have around the house here.
A recent study from medical journal The Lancet notes that the psychological impact of quarantine can be great, resulting in a range of mental health concerns from anxiety and anger to sleep disturbances, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Look into these tips to see what you as an employer, employee and individual can do to protect your mental health, here.
Now is not the time to binge on sugar, bread and carbs. An imbalance in blood sugar and diabetes has been linked with a greater risk of infections. In fact, infections of all kinds are more common in those with diabetes and poorly controlled blood sugar. Read more here.
Last month, we provided a list of recommended supplements among other immune boosting agents. Check it out here. Now, we want to emphasize the importance of how to get the most out of your vitamins and supplements by making sure you’re taking them the right way. Read more here.
Now more than ever, it’s important to focus on our personal health and wellbeing and double down on self-care for the greater good.
While social distancing and good hygiene are some of the main things you can do to prevent COVID-19, we have gathered a few extra options that will help strengthen your immune system and boost your ability to fight against infections.
At Medical Age Management, we want to emphasize the importance of taking Peptides to boost your immune system as well as keeping up your prescribed hormone therapies which have a great effect on your immune system. It is proven that low testosterone and low estrogen may increase the risk or severity of COVID-19. Please see the following list of peptides that we are offering in our office to aid your immunity. We have also included a list of recommended Vitamins and supplements as well as an extended list of Botanical and Nutraceutical agents that can improve the body’s ability to fight off and recover from the illness. Please reach out to us to learn more or set up a consultation to find out which peptides/supplements will work best for you.
Lifestyle factors have a large effect on immune functions. From food to exercise to sleep management, research shows making changes in these patterns can improve overall health and offset the severity from illness.
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While we keep receiving daily information and updates on what might be helpful to prevent infections, there are still a lot of unknowns, which can create anxiety. Most have seen the “keep calm and wash your hands” gif created by the CDC, but the majority of people have disregarded a key component to this message. Keeping calm is one of the best natural defenses for immunity!
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