BOOST YOUR

IMMUNE SYSTEM

HOW DO WE BOOST OUR

IMMUNE SYSTEM?

As concerns continue to grow and the winter months are fast approaching, online searches for ways to bolster the immune system have surged.

 

Are there foods to boost your immune system? Will vitamins help? 

 

The immune system is a complex network of cells, organs and tissues that work in tandem to

protect the body from infection.

Nix & Tee are working closely with the team of doctors at Advanced Medical Centre where we do a full body scan. The body scanner which scans the body in a non-invasive manner and collects bioelectronic health data within minutes from various parts of the body gives a snapshot picture of your overall health, it assists with indications of the endocrine and immune system function.

Based on the outcome thorough analysis and in-depth consultation we will guide you with our team of Doctors on what would be recommended to help boost your immune system.


 

As registered nurses all measures are taken in-line with the recommendations made by the WHO to offer our clients a comfortable and relaxed environment to receive treatments. 

 

 

Nix & Tee reserve the right to refuse treatment if it should be dangerous or is not in  

    the welfare of the client or will refer to the team of doctors.

Q U E S T I O N S

What is COVID-19?


COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19. Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses




What are the symptoms of COVID-19?


The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness. People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention. Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses




What can I do to protect myself and prevent the spread of disease?


Protection measures for everyone Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Many countries around the world have seen cases of COVID-19 and several have seen outbreaks. Authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing or stopping their outbreaks. However, the situation is unpredictable so check regularly for the latest news. You can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19 by taking some simple precautions:

  • Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
  • Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth. Why? Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.
  • Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately. Why? Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.
  • Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority. Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections.
  • Keep up to date on the latest COVID-19 hotspots (cities or local areas where COVID-19 is spreading widely). If possible, avoid traveling to places – especially if you are an older person or have diabetes, heart or lung disease. Why? You have a higher chance of catching COVID-19 in one of these areas.
Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses





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