Six Ways to boost Your Immune System to fight Coronavirus

Dear Patient,

We are in unprecedented times. Now more than ever, the safety and health of our patients is our top priority. Lydia, Stephanie & Bruce are closely monitoring reports around COVID-19, and we remain committed to providing you with the treatments and protections you need with the utmost care as we are all taking extra precautions.

As the coronavirus spreads, we are hearing about how to reduce exposure and take care of ourselves if we get sick. These are important tips, but we’re not hearing much about how we can boost our immunity so that if we do get exposed to the virus our body can effectively fight back.

Our immune systems are designed to fight off sicknesses and viruses. But unfortunately, the immune system can get worn down by many things typical of a modern life like stress, toxins, lack of excercise and unhealthy eating. This prevents our bodies from effectively fighting off sickness.

With coronavirus continuing to spread, it’s more important than ever to support the immune system. We can do this by making a few key modifications. Here are 6 essential ways to boost your immunity in preparation for coronavirus:

6 essential ways to boost your immunity in preparation for coronavirus:

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Dampness Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach

Traditional Chinese Medicine recognizes different influencers on the energetic and physical systems of our bodies, such as Wind, Heat and Dampness.

One of the most central concepts of TCM is that of the intimate connection between the body and the environment. The physiology of the cells, tissues, organs and the meridian system of the body, is in dynamic internal equilibrium and constantly adjusts to the changes of the external environment.

If the body is not able to cope with changes in the environment, internal equilibrium will be lost and disease will possibly result.

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Tips To Keep Healthy In The Winter

Traditional Chinese Medicine states that people should live in harmony with their environment.

During winter, this means slowing down in the colder months, deeply nourishing yourself, and keeping warm and well rested in order to plant the seeds for renewed vitality in the new year.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the different seasons are associated with the five elements: Fire, Earth, Wood, Metal and Water.

The winter season is connected to the Water element.

Winter is the season for inward reflection; a time to replenish ones mind, body and spirit.

With busy schedules and hectic lives we cannot expect our bodies to keep up without giving it the time and rest it needs.

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