World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 every year. It is observed annually to create awareness about health and wellbeing and draws the attention of people from all around the world to highlight important health issues.
Ever since the inception of World Health Day, this event has brought important matters like mental health, maternal and child care, climate change, the importance of healthcare workers and many more issues to the forefront. This day creates awareness about better habits to improve our health and live disease-free lives.
It is very imperative to be prepared mentally, physically, and financially for all kinds of uncertainties during these constantly evolving times. The another wave of the deadly coronavirus has taken the world by storm. In these unprecedented times, it is crucial to keep the immunity strong.
On the occasion of World Health Day 2021, here’s how to keep your immunity strong as the another wave of COVID-19 approaches:
Adequate amount of sleep is the key to a healthy life. If you’re having trouble sleeping, try limiting screen time for an hour before bed, as the blue light emitted from your phone, TV, and computer may disrupt your circadian rhythm, or your body’s natural wake-sleep cycle.
Manage Your Stress:
Everyone gets stressed. Short bursts of stress may help your immune system. But lasting stress is a problem. It can hamper your immune system. You can take action to tame stress. You can plan a proper stress management routine.
Garlic is found in almost every cuisine in the world. It adds a little zing to food and it’s a must-have for your health. Early civilizations recognized its value in fighting infections. Garlic may also slow down hardening of the arteries, and there’s weak evidence that it helps lower blood pressure.
Limit Added Sugar:
Emerging research suggests that added sugars and refined carbs may contribute disproportionately to overweight and obesity. Obesity may likewise increase your risk of getting sick.
Regular exercise is one of the pillars of healthy living. It improves cardiovascular health, lowers blood pressure, helps control body weight, and protects against a variety of diseases.