Many people are looking for answers to the question: how to help yourself during the COVID-19 epidemic? How not to be among those who are already ill? If you want to find answers to these questions, then this article is for you.
Think about it, do you do everything to be healthy and not get sick? It is known that prevention is better than cure, so everything is in your hands.
Start with your lifestyle. Try to give up bad habits if you do not want to die prematurely.
Eat healthy food
Eat foods that do not contain carcinogens or harmful substances. Include as many raw vegetables, fruits, and nuts in your diet as they are high in nutrients. Include a variety of cereals, beans, onions and garlic in your menu. A healthy diet will help strengthen your immune system and keep you healthy.
Try to sit less, move more
If it is not possible to go outside, then do a set of exercises at home every day. Try to stand more than sit or lie down. Get up and move every 30 minutes. Remember that movement prolongs life.
Learn to do breathing exercises
Such exercises are needed to strengthen the lungs. It won’t take long, but it will be of great benefit.
Try to drink more clean water
Each adult should consume 1.5-2 liters of fluid. These can be herbal teas, juices, compotes, etc. Keep in mind that maintaining water balance has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the immune system, it is better able to resist various viruses and infections.
Get enough sleep
This will help the body to be healthy and live long, because sleep is good for your body.
Take care of your immunity
Strengthen it, the stronger it is, the better your chances of defeating the virus. Healthy food and sports will help you with this.
Try to avoid stressful situations
All diseases are caused by unevenness. Stress weakens the immune system, leads to metabolic disorders and affects the nervous system.
Get treated in time
Follow the rules of personal hygiene:
- Keep your hands clean. This should be done so as not to infect yourself and not to infect others. Clean hands not only prevent many infectious diseases, but also food poisoning. Wash your hands properly, be sure to use soap, preferably antibacterial. This procedure should be at least 30-40 seconds. If you can’t wash your hands, use an alcohol-based antibacterial gel or wet wipe.
- Remember that a viral infection can be transmitted with dust, so wash not only your hands but also your face and take a shower. When you come from the street, try to change your clothes immediately.
- Use only your own personal hygiene products: toothbrush, washcloth, handkerchief, towel (each family member should have their own personal towel).
- Clean your house more often. Disinfect switches, door handles and plumbing regularly. Cleaning will rid your house not only of dust, dirt, but also of various pathogenic bacteria.