All You Need to Know to Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 pandemic has brought massive change in our lifestyle. People are safe with awareness and precautions. Ignorance is risky for the person and others. Keeping the virus away by preventive methods is the best way to deal with it however having high immunity reduces risk of infection or impact due to infection. With no treatment available as on date following below ways can be helpful to fight the disease. 

 

  1. Preventions:  

    1. Social Distancing – Social distancing and avoiding contact with person, surfaces or air is best way to keep the virus away.

    2. Hygiene – Cleanliness and hygiene for the surroundings and stuffs or food used in daily life is vital to prevent from the virus infection.

    3. Face masks – Every mask doesn’t prevent the bacteria or virus. It is imprortant that good quality mast is used in public places.

    4. Eye protection glass – Protecting eyes are equally important as protecting nose and mouth. Using eye protection glass is the solution to this.

    5. Face Shield – While mask protects nose and mouth face shield give protection for complete face from the contact of droplets to face.

    6. Hand wash and sanitizer – Washing hands or using good quality alcohol based sanitizer is important to keep hands free from bacteria or virus.

    7. Gloves – Gloves can be used in public places where contact with surface can not be avoided so people must use gloves while shopping or purchasing vegetables or fruits.

    8. PPE Uniforms – PPE uniforms may not be needed for everyone except medical staffs or family member taking care of patient. However in risk prone area like containment zone, hospitals, public transport etc PPE suits with other protective items must be worn.

  1. Immunity –

Healthy foods, green vegetables, fruits and herbs increases immunity. Yoga and home remedies are also good for improving immunity.

 

  1. Yoga –

Almost all yogasanas are good for immunity and health. However pranayam, breathing exercises are most suitable for improving lung’s health, respiratory system and immunity. One should include yoga specific to all organs, overall health and mental health. Remember, deep breath till last breath. This is a natural technique to let lungs have enough supply of oxygen in case of congestion in lung area.

 

  1. Home Remedies –

Home remedies are helpful to increase immunity which may prevent the infection. Home remedies may not be a cure to infected person but it helps in fighting the symptom and also helps in faster recovery. Listed below are few home remedies which is good for flu:

    1. Kadha – There are different types of kadha in Ayurveda. In homes, most used kadha is the combination of crushed ginger, tulsi, pepper, jaggery boiled in water.

    2. Honey and turmeric – The mixture of honey and turmeric is good for sore throat and dry cough.

    3. Honey and pepper – The mixture of honey and pepper is good for sore throat and dry cough.

    4. Roasted ginger and turmeric – The combination of roasted ginger and raw turmeric powder is good for dry cough.

    5. Jagery – Keeping a piece of jaggery in mouth for a long duration and sucking its juice is good to heal the inflammation due to sore throat. This also gives relief in dry cough.

    6. Cloves water – Cloves are anti-biotic. Having boiled warm cloves water is very good home remedy for dry cough due to allergy or viral infection.

    7. Warm milk with turmeric – Drinking warm milk with turmeric helps in cough and helps to get rid of mucus from lung. 

    8. Drinking luke warm water – Drinking luke warm water helps to reduce inflammation, swelling, sore throat and removes mucus.

    9. Gargle with warm salt water – gargling with warm salt water 2 to 3 times a day can help in dry cough, sore throat and swelling due to infection.

    10. Boiled turmeric water with few drops of lemon – Drinking boiled water with half spoon turmeric and 5-6 drops of lemon juice helps in sore throat and dry cough. 

  1. Acupressure –

Pressing acupressure points is great remedy which gives relief and help in faster recovery. Acupressure for affected organs, immunity can be practiced for better results.

 

  1. Sunlight –

Everyday sunlight for half an hour in the morning and in the evening is best source for Vitamin D and therefore very good for improving immunity to fight Flu and COVID-19.

 

  1. Homeopathy and Ayurveda –

Normally, both of these treatments do not have side effects. It is also said that person taking these medicines have high immunity power. However, it is not advisable to be totally dependent on them for serious acute problems.

 

  1. Quarantine for 14 days –

 

In case of travelled another city or containment zone or risky place person should opt for home quarantine. As per government’s policy person travelled from another city or state or country quarantine is mandatory. People should co-operate with this policy.

 

  1. Being Positive in case test report positive –

Negativity in mind makes person weaker, reduces immunity and healing power. On the other side, positivity gives strength to mind and body; it increases immunity and helps in faster recovery. Above remedies, healthy diet, yoga, meditation, acupressure and medications can produce much better results if person remains calm and positive after the infection.

 

  1. Isolation for 14-21 days –

It is too much important that after confirmation of the infection the disease is not let to transfer to another person, it be family members or friends or colleagues or medical staff or neighbors or public. Person should keep himself away from people by keeping himself in home isolation, wearing PPE and face shield till test reports don’t come positive.

 

Please also read the article “Positive Side of COVID-19″. Hope this article is helpful for prevent and fight COVID-19. You can write your feedback in the below comment section. Please sign up for more posts and notifications.

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