Importance of building immunity in coronavirus pandemic By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 5th April, 2020, 15:08

Ginger has an incredible effect on fighting cold and flu as ginger is said to be diaphoretic that makes the body sweat and overcome issues affecting immunity

Importance of building immunity in coronavirus pandemic

Natural ingredients to prevent and cure common cold, cough Natural ingredients to cure common cold, cough

Besides  natural ingredients, get plenty of sleep, eat a well-balanced diet, drink a lot of water, exercise daily and keep yourself away from stress to be safe from common cough and cold symptoms


Coronavirus stress causing stomach troubles? Coronavirus stress causing stomach troubles?

The feeling of indigestion and heartburn also stems from the same


Coronavirus: Some patients show signs of brain ailments Coronavirus: Some patients show signs of brain ailments

Neurological specialists also say that it is too early to make definitive statements or identify the specific mechanisms by which the new coronavirus is affecting the neurological system


Coronavirus: Origin, symptoms, causes, treatment and precautions Covid-19: Origin, symptoms, causes, treatment, precautions

The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes, as per WHO


Tuberculosis vaccine investigated to use against coronavirus Tuberculosis vaccine investigated to use against coronavirus

The bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, shot has been used widely for about 100 years, with a growing appreciation for its off-target benefits


Towels can contain germs; follow these hygiene tips Towels can contain germs; follow these hygiene tips

Towels are often damp, warm and absorbent and so they become a perfect environment for bacteria to grow


Can a person become immune to the coronavirus? Can a person become immune to the coronavirus?

People who are confirmed to be immune could venture from their homes and help shore up the workforce until a vaccine becomes available, for example


4 ways to keep your lungs healthy amidst the coronavirus pandemic Coronavirus: 4 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Take a tablespoon of methi seeds and boil them in water for 4-5 minutes, strain and drink it warm


Count on these foods to reduce excessive sweating Count on these foods to reduce excessive sweating

Keep a water bottle near you to drink whenever you can throughout the day


Coronavirus: Elderly population is at a heightened risk Coronavirus: Elderly population is at a heightened risk

According to WHO’s guidelines, older people and those with pre-existing medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill due to the virus


Build immunity with protein amid coronavirus pandemic Build immunity with protein amid coronavirus crisis

An effective way of boosting one’s immunity is by including an adequate quantity of protein in one’s diet


Coronavirus scare: Do you need to wear N95 masks? Coronavirus: Do you need to wear masks?

World Health Organisation (WHO) has also issued guidelines on wearing masks


Coronavirus: Stay mentally healthy with these WHO guidelines Coronavirus: Stay mentally healthy with these WHO guidelines

Limit watching, reading and listening to news that can make you feel more anxious and distressed


Coronavirus: Don’t go to parlours right now Coronavirus: Don’t go to parlours right now

It is imperative that beauty parlours do some extra cleaning and disinfecting


Preventive measures to protect from coronavirus Preventive measures to protect from coronavirus

Help promote handwashing and other precautionary measures to be followed to protect the community from getting infected with coronavirus


Coronavirus is hiding in plain sight Coronavirus is hiding in plain sight

The researchers modelled the virus’ natural spread in China before the government instituted a travel ban and an aggressive testing policy


Five super spices to help you beat the flu Five super spices to help you beat the flu

Cumin seeds are a good source of iron, a mineral that is an integral component of haemoglobin, which helps transport oxygen from the lungs to all body cells


Coronavirus: Eleven most popular questions, answered
Coronavirus: Eleven most popular questions, answered

More than 110 countries have now reported coronavirus cases and the World Health Organization has declared the spread of the virus a pandemic


Coronavirus: Protect yourself by following few preventive measures Coronavirus: Protect yourself by following few preventive measures

There are a few ways that can help stop the virus from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community


Swapping red meat for plant protein, dairy may help people live longer: Study Swapping red meat for plant protein, dairy may help people live longer: Study

The researchers say replacing one serving of red meat with whole grains resulted in a 48 per cent lower risk of dying of heart attack in men


Coronavirus versus the flu: What’s the difference? Coronavirus versus the flu: What’s the difference?

Both COVID-19 and flu are viral-borne infections which primarily spread through human-to-human contact, such as by means of coughing, respiratory droplets and phlegm


Walnut intake linked to healthy ageing in women: Study Walnut intake linked to healthy ageing in women: Study

There is no one solution to slowing down the effects of ageing, but adopting the right habits, like snacking on a handful of walnuts, can help


Coronavirus: Advice for people with health conditions Coronavirus: Advice for people with health conditions

Many of the thousands of deaths so far - mostly in China - have involved elderly patients with underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease


How coronavirus is different from seasonal flu and common cold How coronavirus is different from seasonal flu and common cold

The incubation period for Covid-19 is between 1-14 days and may even go up to 24 days


Why should include cucumber this summer Why should include cucumber this summer

Good quality yogurt is known to contain live bacterial culture such as Lactobacillus casei which helps strengthen the immune system


Foods that contain key bone health nutrients Foods that contain key bone health nutrients

Bones also provide an environment for bone marrow where the blood cells are created


Eat less calories to live longer Eat less calories to live longer

According to a study, published in the journal Cell, researchers from the US and China provided the most detailed report of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats


Fish oil supplements offer 'little or no benefit' against cancer Fish oil supplements offer 'little or no benefit' against cancer

Consumption of fish oil supplements is promoted as having a wide range of positive impacts on health


Are you raising brats? Are you raising brats?

Parents usually want the best for their children, but in times of nuclear families, smartphones, high stress levels and busy schedules


Brain 'shrinks' if children neglected Brain 'shrinks' if children neglected

An early life full of neglect, deprivation and adversity leads to people growing up with smaller brains,…


Few foods, drinks may aid digestion Few foods, drinks may aid digestion

Drinking hot water after meals is quite healthy


Optimism may lower stroke severity, inflammation: Study

Optimism may lower stroke severity, inflammation: Study

Researchers from The University of Texas in the US, examines the relationship among optimism, inflammation, stroke severity, and physical disability for three months after a stroke


Why you shouldn’t avoid Garam masala Why you shouldn’t avoid Garam masala

Garam masala is an aromatic combination of spices like coriander seeds, cumin, nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon, mustard seeds, fennel, black pepper and clove among others


Five major causes of kidney damage Five major causes of kidney damage

Kidney disease often has no signs and symptoms until your kidneys are very badly damaged


Got stomach ache? Eat curd, says new study Got stomach ache? Eat curd, says new study

The study is conducted by researchers from University of Davanagere, IIT-Mumbai, and CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) Mysuru


Handwash at airports may reduce spread of infectious diseases Handwash at airports may reduce spread of infectious diseases

The study, published in the journal Risk Analysis, could apply to any such disease, and are relevant to the current outbreak


Do you know which type of face wash works best for your skin type? Which type of face wash works best for skin type?

Every skin type is different and every skin has varied needs


Abdominal fat may lead to multiple heart attacks Abdominal fat may lead to multiple heart attacks

Heart patients, please take note. Researchers have found that heart attack survivors who carry excess fat around their waist


Benefits of coconut in its various forms Benefits of coconut in its various forms

Drinking coconut water hydrates your body and also provides it with electrolytes

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