A Holistic Approach to Supporting your Immune System in the time of COVID-19￼
Updated: May 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives. The other day, I met with Drs. Greg Plotnikoff and Kat Hopkins from Minnesota Personalized Medicine to discuss holistic approaches to supporting the immune system.
Watch as Dr. Plotnikoff demonstrates a flow energy maneuver that can be utilized for blocked flow, a common source of persistent pain whether it be physical, emotional or both. During this time of so much grief and loss, you may find this simple exercise helpful, particularly since it requires no equipment and can be done anywhere.
We also discuss:
Maintaining a schedule and restoring the circadian rhythm
Managing the emotional impacts of quarantine
Qigong, managing energy and flow exercises
The importance of fascia
Nutraceuticals (eg: vitamin D, melatonin, curcumin, glutathione, elderberry and N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC))
Repurposed medications (eg: low dose naltrexone)
COVID drugs currently in clinical trials
Remember….. Fundamentals first, then pharmaceuticals!
Access the video here:
Although we cannot speak to your individual situation, you may find this information useful. Please check with your own primary care doctor before making any changes to your treatment protocol.
Recipe link: http://heathertickmd.com/turmeric-golden-milk/
Link to Functional Medicine COVID-19 resource: https://www.ifm.org/news-insights/the-functional-medicine-approach-to-covid-19-virus-specific-nutraceutical-and-botanical-agents/
JAMA article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764727
For more information about Minnesota Personalized Medicine: http://mnpersonalizedmedicine.com
For more information about the Hypermobility MD: https://www.hypermobilitymd.com