We know that some people who develop COVID-19, or any other flu or virus, react mildly and experience mild symptoms, while others develop far more severe cases. This disparity is likely a direct indication of the strength of the individual’s immune system.
We know that some people who develop COVID-19, or any other flu or virus, react mildly and experience mild symptoms, while others develop far more severe cases. This disparity is likely a direct indication of the strength of the individual’s immune system. Here are a few Keys to Keeping Well – Key #1 Stay alkaline and have your lemon in water morning and night. Eat lots of Alkaline foods. Our product Matrix and our other Magnesium products are also helpful in keeping the body alkaline. Challenges open the door to greater opportunities Key #2 Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly. It is more important to use hand sanitizer/wash hands than to wear a mask - no matter what kind of pneumonia, it is contagious by droplets. Because the droplets are heavy, they are not airborne, so chances are low that people will breathe these bacteria directly into the body. But the bacteria from the droplets can stay on the surface of any public object for 24 hours and still be active, including elevator buttons, any handrails, and even the salt/pepper/seasoning racks in restaurants. Studies have shown that an average person touches the face 10 times every hour (fixing glasses, squinting eyes, blowing your nose). Once your hands are contaminated and you touch your eyes/nose/mouth, you will be at risk. This is also why in the early stage of SARS, even though medical staff wore N95 masks they still contracted the disease. Sanitizing and washing your hands often is more important. Key #3 Spend some time out in the sun. In between the rain. Lol. Vitamin D is so great for building a healthy immune system. Just 5 minutes a few times a day will do wonders for your health and mental wellbeing. Key #4 Drink plenty of good filtered water. Key #5 Stay in a state of Gratitude. Look for the blessings that surround you and stay focused on these. Some examples of blessings in your life -
Be grateful that you can enjoy meals with your family, partner or housemates. Be grateful that you can spend some quality time to enjoy and bond with your children.
Be grateful that you are able to catch up on things you’ve wanted to do for a while. Some examples of these are listed a little further on.
Key #6 Keep to your healthy, nourishing and wholesome food choices. Remember processed foods and sugar laden foods decrease your immune system.
Key #7 Try to stay active. You Tube has great exercise, yoga, Pilates, dance videos to watch and participate in. Good activity for all the family.
4 Ways to Boost Your Immune System
1. Get plenty of sleep:Good sleep is vital to your immune system’s ability to function optimally. Sleep allows your body time to assess any outside threats like viruses or bacteria, improves your T cell functioning and production, and promotes the release of cytokines that help your immune system respond quickly. A lack of sleep can increase inflammation, blood pressure, insulin resistance, cortisol, and decreases your blood sugar regulation, which brings us to our next point…
2. Don’t let your blood sugar spike: Viruses and bacteria love sugar. In fact, it is their only source of energy. Removing sugar from your diet = starving the bad guys. Sucrose, the main component of cane sugar, also suppresses the immune system for up to 6 hours after consuming it. Limit your consumption as much as possible; it’s a good lifestyle change for many reasons, but especially during cold and flu season or when amid a viral outbreak.
3. Manage your stress levels: Acute stress lowers your immunity. Over the past 40 years, hundreds of studies have been done showing that psychological stress modifies the human immune response. In fact, there is an entire branch of science dedicated to it, psychoneuroimmunology. Stress can weaken your production of natural killer cells, T cells, and also immunity-boosting gamma interferon. Try breathing techniques, meditation or yoga to help when you feel overwhelmed. 4. Supplements: Use a good multivitamin and add extra Vitamin C with Zinc and a Vitamin D3.
Vaccines and Hazards A new study published in the prestigious journal Vaccine, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published by Elsevier, titled Influenza vaccination and respiratory virus interference among Department of Defense personnel during the 2017-2018 influenza season, reveals that influenza vaccination may increase the risk of infection from other respiratory viruses -- a phenomenon known as virus interference Receiving influenza vaccination may increase the risk of other respiratory viruses, a phenomenon known as virus interference. The virus interference phenomenon goes against the basic assumption of the test-negative vaccine effectiveness study that vaccination does not change the risk of infection with other respiratory illness, thus potentially biasing vaccine effectiveness results in the positive direction. Vaccine derived virus interference was significantly associated with coronavirus and human metapneumovirus.
Vitamin D Research
Germans found that Vitamin D increases the immune system by 3-5 times and is BETTER than any vaccine at helping the immune system beat the h5n1 (bird flu) virus.
Research from PubMed: In 1981, R. Edgar Hope-Simpson proposed that a 'seasonal stimulus' intimately associated with solar radiation explained the remarkable seasonality of epidemic influenza. Solar radiation triggers robust seasonal vitamin D production in the skin; vitamin D deficiency is common in the winter, and activated vitamin D, 1,25(OH)2D, a steroid hormone, has profound effects on human immunity. 1,25(OH)2D acts as an immune system modulator, preventing excessive expression of inflammatory cytokines and increasing the 'oxidative burst' potential of macrophages.
Perhaps most importantly, it dramatically stimulates the expression of potent anti-microbial peptides, which exist in neutrophils, monocytes, natural killer cells, and in epithelial cells lining the respiratory tract where they play a major role in protecting the lung from infection. Volunteers inoculated with live attenuated influenza virus are more likely to develop fever and serological evidence of an immune response in the winter. Vitamin D deficiency predisposes children to respiratory infections.
Ultraviolet radiation (either from artificial sources or from sunlight) reduces the incidence of viral respiratory infections, as does cod liver oil (which contains vitamin D). An interventional study showed that vitamin D reduces the incidence of respiratory infections in children. We conclude that vitamin D, or lack of it, may be Hope-Simpson's 'seasonal stimulus'-
You can use your home long bath or hot foot bath. The use of hot bath daily 2 to 3 times to increased your body heat to 43 degree will help to strengthen your immune system during this period beside all the other precautions must be strictly observed.
I have a prescription product called Lentin Plus. It increases T3 killer cells 10x. Used for for almost 20 years in my practice for viral and bacterial fevers. Also in cancer. My overseas clients buy in boxes when in trouble. When SARS was around one of my clients in England used it for her son who recovered in 7 days and went back to school.