The coronavirus is a novel virus. What does that mean?
That it’s never been seen before in a human, meaning that we have to build immunity. Because we don’t have acquired immunity, and due to the highly contagious nature of the virus, it can spread very rapidly. All of those factors feel overwhelming, especially some of the fatality rates in our older population.
So, let’s go over some basic tips for immunity.
This first tip is going to sound silly, but it’s an important one.
- Stay hydrated.
Drinking water can flush something that you are exposed to – like the virus – into your stomach. Your stomach is highly acidic, and those gastric juices can break down a lot of things, even, potentially, a virus.