How to improve lung health during pandemic?

May 11, 2020  16:18

COVID-19 infection mainly affects the human respiratory system, so it is very important to do everything possible to improve lung health during the pandemic. Here are some simple tips on how to do this:

Smoking

You probably already heard about the negative impact of smoking on the respiratory system. Smoking makes a person more vulnerable to some infections, including the new coronavirus.

To reduce the risk of infection and the development of complications in case of infection, it is recommended to give up smoking as soon as possible.

Nicotine and other substances contained in cigarettes lead to irreversible damage to the lungs. One of the most common problems that smokers develop is lung cancer.

Exercises

Exercising helps to improve not only physical but also mental health. It is believed that aerobic exercises such as cardio, yoga, and stretching, as well as breathing practices, help to improve the condition of the lungs.

Water

Water plays an important role in the health of our body, therefore it is recommended to drink at least 1-1.5 liters of water daily if there are no contraindications.

Regular intake of water helps thin the mucus in the lungs and prevents internal inflammation.

It is recommended to give preference to pure and still water without sugar and other additives.

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