How to help ‘flatten the curve’
- Posted on: Mar 21 2020
Imperative in preventing the spread of COVID-19 is proper hygeine (hand washing, not touching your face) and social distancing (avoiding crowds larger than 10) but another critical component is building your strongest immune system possible to prevent infection or severity of infection. The Scarlett Phoenix offers many health enhancing, immune boosting strategies that may be just what you need to protect you and your loved ones from COVID-19 infection. These strategies will ultimately help ‘flatten the curve’ and may possibly help decrease the overall infection rate and potentially save lives.
Among these strategies, we offer hormone optimization, thyroid function enhancement, lung strengthening and immune boosting inhalational therapy with amnion (powerful regenerative therapy), IV nutritional/vitamin therapy and the option of virtual appointments.
Check out this research on the benefits of pulmonary health and healing with inhaled amnion:
In times of uncertainty, I want to reassure you that I will always be here for you as a support and educational resource. Asking smart questions right now is an excellent way to benefit yourself and your loved ones. Instead of worrying about how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) could adversely affect you, ask instead, how you can be a part of the solution? A great question to start with is : How can I help “flatten the curve” of this pandemic?
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has laid out their strategy. They are encouraging people to wash their hands more and practice social distancing to help reduce the number of severe cases that could overwhelm hospitals. But what isn’t being discussed-and I feel it could be equally as vital-is how can we start boosting people’s immune systems today? The research is showing the most severely affected are those with compromised immunity. The elderly and those with pre-existing lung disease are at especially high risk.
Encourage a Healthy Nights Sleep
One of the best things you can do for your health is to get a good nights sleep. Good sleep hygeine, decreased pm caffeine and reduced alcohol intake are all helpful. Hormone optimization significantly helps improve sleep, which has been shown in studies to strengthen the immune system, improve mood and overall health and well being.
With people quarantined to their homes, depression and anxiety will increase during the coming weeks and months. Aerobic exercise, cold showers followed by hot baths, yoga and meditation can all help ease the increased stress we are all experiencing. Sex with your uninfected partner is not off limits and is encouraged to help maintain intimacy and strong relationships. The stress relief of a good orgasm has been shown to not only reduce stress, but boost overall health and immunity. Hormone balance is important as well. It will not only improve your sex life, but will reduce anxiety and depression which in turn boosts your body’s immune response.
Support the Immune System with Hormone Optimization
At The Scarlett Phoenix, we know that keeping our patient’s hormone levels optimized can help keep their immune system running normally. We use BioTe, Bioidentical Hormone Pellets to optimize hormone levels. Well optimized hormone levels are crucial for supporting body functions. Everything from how we sleep to how our bodies respond to foreign invaders can continue to function correctly when our hormones are optimized-giving us a better chance to remain healthy no matter what comes our way!
Promote a Healthy Thyroid
Thyroid optimization is an integral part of the equation. It has been reported in multiple studies that optimizing our active thyroid levels improves our neutrophils and lymphocytes, including our natural killer cells, which help destroy the viral particles. Once our innate immunity has attacked a virus, we need to consider what happens next as our adaptive immunity is called into action. As is true with most of the cells in our body, T3 is an essential thyroid hormone in promoting the maturation of adaptive immune cells. These cells, once mature, promote pro-inflammatory cytokines, including IL-6, IL-12 and TGFB1. This adaptive response favors the development of cytotoxic T cells, which further modulates our immune system’s ability to target and kill viruses.
Additional Support with Amnion
Nebulized amnion has been shown to boost immunity and can be combined with hormone optimization to create a dynamic immunity combination. Nebulized amnion strengthens healthy lungs and heals damaged or sick lung tissue. It is safe, has little to no side effects and there are virtually no contraindications to using it. We use AmDrop which is an amnion derived fluid product. It contains hundreds of growth factors that promote fibrotic tissue remodeling and stimulates growth of healthy new tissue.
IV Vitamin Therapy
The Meyer’s Cocktail was developed in 1954 by John Meyers and has been used for decades to supercharge the system, boost immunity and improve general wellness. It is a slow (10min) IV push of a mixture of Vitamin B-12, Vitamin B-Complex, Calcium, Glutathione, Magnesium and Vitamin C. IV therapy could be a helpful option to improve your overall health.
Aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening activities are essential elements in staying healthy. Cardiovascular health is critical for good pulmonary and immune function. It is ok and actually encouraged to get outside and breathe some fresh air. Go for a walk, a run or a bike ride. You can practice social distancing and still go out of your house and enjoy the fresh air and the outdoors. If you enjoy going to the gym and don’t have any free weights at home, consider muscle strengthening with our EMSCULPT device. It is noninvasive, painless and extensively sterilized after each use, following strict infectious disease prevention protocols. You can get the equivalent of a few months of weight training in jusdt a few 30min sessions.
****So, what can you do to help “flatten the curve” on Coronavirus? The answer is simple–boost you own immune system as well as your loved ones. As we do that and follow guidelines of our leaders, we will continue to fulfill our mission of reducing the number and severity of cases!
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