All posts tagged: immune boost

How to protect yourself from coronavirus and flu.

Now that COVID-19 is part of our reality — when I first wrote this in early March, there were less than 10,000 total US cases. Now, we’re at 2.1 MILLION infected, with over 110,000 deaths (as of June 17). This is concerning, even frightening — especially as states open “up” too early, and without enough protections, – but there are things you can do to protect yourself. Experts say that it’s inevitable that 60 to 70% of us will experience this virus. The one thing within your power is to bolster your immune system and prepare for it. NOW. Not when you get sick. My advice is to be in the best shape possible. Most people who have died are elderly AND have what healthcare calls “co-morbid” conditions: meaning they have a chronic illness AND they have come down with COVID-19. We may later learn that patients who did worse had the lowest Vitamin C or D levels. But right now, we JUST DON’T KNOW. Here are ways to boost immunity. Keep in mind this …