Due to the shortage and any kind of medical condition, several common people are unable to take vaccine for Covid-19. So, today we will tell you best 3 alternatives of Covishield and Covaxin to prevent the attack of Covid-19.
The Covid-19 or Corona virus was first detected in China’s Wuhan province, after which it is being detected in about 70 countries. On January 23, Chinese government officials cut off Wuhan from the rest of the country and the world, whose population is about 10 million, and all transport from there was stopped.
Symptoms of Corona virus can range from a minor cold to more serious diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Corona virus is zoonotic which means animal disease.
On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus outbreak a social health emergency, which is an international concern.(1)
The major symptoms of people suffering from corona virus are as follows:
- Nasal bondage.
- Unshakable nose.
- Throat that sore.
- Difficulty breathing.
Covishield has been developed jointly by Oxford University and AstraZeneca. Later, it is being developed by Serum Institute of India. This vaccine is made up of a weak form of common cold virus. It has been modified to look like a corona virus, but it does not cause disease. When the vaccine appears, it prepares the immune system to fight against corona virus infection. The vaccine takes place at intervals of 4 and 12 weeks in two doses. It can also be stored between 2 degrees and 8 degrees.
It is a passive vaccine, meaning it is made up of dead corona virus. It has been developed by Hyderabad (India) based company Bharat Biotech association with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). In this, immune cells prompt the immune system to create antibodies against the corona virus.
A strong immunity can protect you from any virus infection. Here we will tell you about best alternatives of Covishield and Covaxin recommended by the doctor, that can protect you from corona virus infection by strengthening immunity power.
3 Best Alternatives of Covishield and Covaxin.
- Proper diet plan.
- Regular exercise.
Proper Diet Plan As An Alternatives of Covishield and Covaxin.
Coronavirus is spreading its legs rapidly. In such a situation, you should take all necessary measures to avoid this infection. These measures range from cleanliness to eating habits. Especially include foods that increase your immunity. In fact, a strong immune system can help to protect you from corona virus infection.
To avoid corona virus infection, when we spoke to several health specialist they advised to include following foods in the diet. These foods are rich in properties like anti-viral and immunity boosters that can protect against corona virus infections.
Consuming vitamin D can strengthen your immunity and reduce the risk of infection with corona virus manifold. The main source of vitamin D is sun. You get vitamin D from the sun only after sunrise.
Beside, you can include salmon fish and milk in your diet for vitamin D. You can also consume vitamin D through fortified foods (foods that include vitamins separately).(2),(3) However, many other researches are still going on.
Mulethi (Liquorice Root).
Immunity can also be strengthened by consuming mulethi. Also the anti-viral properties present in it can help to protect you from any viral infection.
The infection of corona virus is also similar to viral infections. So, you can strengthen your immunity by consuming mulethi and avoid getting infected with corona virus.(4)
You can also consume cinnamon to avoid corona virus by strengthening the immune system, as cinnamon has immunomodulation properties.(5) In addition, the anti-viral properties present in it can also help to protect you from colds.
Use it as a spice while cooking, so that all the properties present in it can easily reach to your body through eating.
Don’t forget to include mushrooms in your diet chart to avoid corona virus. According to the experts, mushrooms are packed with beta-glucan. This will not only boost your immunity but also help you to avoid corona virus and other infections.(6)
Keep these things in mind while consuming these foods.
No meat has been attributed to the infection of corona virus so far. Even a report in this regard has been released by the Government.
However, while consuming meat, make sure that it is cleanly cooked.
Don’t Consume Alcohol.
Do not consume alcohol to avoid infection.
Exercise as an Alternatives of Covishield And Covaxin.
Some studies suggest that you can do some light workouts to boost immunity power. We will tell you about three types of workouts that can help you to boost immunity power. A recent study has described these workouts are very beneficial but it is very important to consult your doctor before doing these workouts.(9)
Walking has been considered the best and most comfortable exercise for years, which you can do every day without any effort. However, one should avoid leaving the house for a walk in lockdown.
You can walk on your home, roof, garden or treadmill. You can easily burn 200-350 calories by walking for just one hour.
Strength training means doing exercises like weight lifting. Don’t panic, you don’t have to go to the gym or lift heavy weights.
You can easily pick up the same as 1-2 kg kept in the house. You must give at least 5 minutes of weight training daily to strengthen the muscles.
Half an hour of strength training can help you to burn 90 calories.
What Study Says?
The University of Leicester recently conducted a study pointing out that patients with Covid-19 symptoms showed positive improvement in their respiratory symptoms, memory and fatigue symptoms when they participated extensively in such exercises. This is for patients who had symptoms of coronavirus and completed about 6 weeks. The program lasted for about two and a half months, with these activities being carried out twice a week.
Yoga As An Alternatives of Covishield And Covaxin.
In order to avoid corona virus, continuous advisories are being issued to the people, which is very important to adopt. Recently, it has been reported by several yoga guru, that corona virus can be prevent through yoga.
Here are three special pranayama’s, which can prevent corona virus. When we read the study conducted by doctors and scientists about it, it seemed to be quite impressive.
How Can Yoga Protect Against Corona Virus?
Before knowing the name of Pranayama, it is important to know and understand how it can protect against corona virus. Corona can quickly prey on people who have very weak immune power. Even in a common infection, if a person’s immunity is weak, he becomes sick quickly. A detailed research by National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) explained that the immune system can be strengthened through Pranayama.(11),(12) That is why the three pranayama is also suggested by several doctors, as it can strengthen your immunity and protect you from corona virus infection.(13)
Kapalbhati is a popular pranayama. We have to breathe and exhale in the process of doing this pranayama. Doing this for about five minutes daily will strengthen your immunity and prevent any infection.
How To Do Kapalbhati?
- First lay a yoga mat.
- Now sit down on it.
- Breathe and exhale fast with emphasis on the stomach.
- Do this pranayama for five minutes every day in the morning and evening to strengthen immunity.
Anulom-vilom can prevent several causes of normal cold cough. In fact, doing this pranayama improves respiratory function. In addition, medical research suggests that it strengthens your body’s immunity.
How To Do Anulom-vilom?
- Sit on a yoga mat in a quiet environment.
- Now breathe through the right nose, by closing the left nose with the thumb of your left hand.
- Now close the right nasal with one of your fingers and exhale through it by opening the left nose.
- Repeat this process from the other side also.
- Do this pranayama for about five minutes every morning to avoid corona virus infection.
You can also protect yourself from this virus through Bhastrika Pranayama. By performing this pranayama, the cells of the body remain healthy and you can easily prevent any kind of respiratory diseases. At the same time, your immunity will also remain strong.
How To Do Bhastrika Pranayama?
- First sit on a yoga mat.
- Now take a deep breath.
- Now exhale with emphasis on the stomach.
- Do this operation for about 3-5 minutes.
- You can do it both in the morning and in the evening.
You should not only follow these diet, exercise and pranayama mentioned in this article every morning but also ask your family to do it as an alternative of Covaxin or Covishield. These will not only protect you from getting into corona infection but also prevent many diseases in the future.
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