5 Ways to boost your immunity and fight-off viruses

Presently, the world is finding ways to escape Coronavirus which has became a pandemic. Now people have started to realise the importance of immunity which is generally neglected.

Although, building immunity or following the below measures may not assure you for preventing the virus or curing it. But certainly, immunity building is something which must not neglect. The power of fighting the viruses which we come across everyday, will definitely boost by considering the below mentioned ways:

1- Sleep
Studies have found out that people with lack of sleep face illness frequently. It is because our body requires to fight hard with the viruses while we are awake. Thus, getting an adequate hours of sleep becomes important.
So how much of sleep is required? On an average an adult should sleep for 7-8 hours every night; a teenager for 8-9 hours and a child for 10 hours. So make sure you sleep well.

2- Exercise
Exercise is a boom to body. Staying active and exercise regularly helps keep away infections and inflammation. It also helps maintain an ideal weight and releases good chemicals. So do not find an excuse to lie on your bed.

3- Reduce stress
In the times of Corona Pandemic, stress is common. But do you know stress can disturb the fighting power of your immune system, and make you ill? Thus, it becomes important to relax and keep your system calm. Stress can be managed by performing yoga, meditation and exercise.

4- Vitamin C
Consumption of vitamin C helps build your immunity and fight viruses. Vitamin C is commonly found in fruits like orange, lemon, kiwi, strawberry, grapefruit, tomato etc. Do include these in your diet to improve the functioning of your immune system.

5- Sunshine
Keeping your body exposed to around 15 minutes of sunlight everyday also help build immunity and keep away illness.

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Aastha Kochar

Aastha Kochar

A freelance content writer who specializes in writing long-form articles that generate traffic for health and wellness, lifestyle and digital marketing brands.

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