Whether you’re attending a virtual yoga class, chasing your kids, or doing their homework for them, PathogenUK has found some interesting ways to stay active and calm during the lockdowns.
Even though we’re not taking the daily trip to the supermarket. Ordering online or a weekly trip out requires discipline.
It is important to stock up on healthy snacks, healthy foods and partake in regular, basic exercises to stay safe in these uncertain times.
If you’re one of the lucky ones working from home, here are a few tips on how to stay healthy while staying safe in the restricted zones.
Think about what surrounds you and what you can prepare for quickly, such as snacks, healthy snacks and regular exercise, as well as complete healthy meals.
Some Basic, Healthy Habits
If you want to dig a little deeper, you can take a look at how you can improve your mental health through diet and nutrition.
One aspect of healthy eating that is sometimes overlooked is the selection of healthy drinks in your daily life. Maintaining hydration is crucial to staying healthy, and it also has many other benefits.
Likewise, without sufficient fluid, you will find it rather difficult to concentrate and feel awake.
Let’s face it, it can be banal, but it’s also a great source of energy for your body.
When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, changes in routine can leave many of us in unknown territory, especially in the early stages of a new job or big worklife change.
Again, keeping hydrated and having a good diet is not only good for physical health, but also for mental health.
Stay away from sugary snacks and eat a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds.
When you are at home, this may be a good time to focus on your mental well-being by learning a hobby.
Being stuck at home does take its toll so a new activity or hobby can help to ease any stresses.
While you need to be healthy to maintain a routine, it’s important to remember that you can always be pampered as well. These little treats help you get a little mood boost when you need it, while preventing you from breaking healthy habits for good.
Relax A Little, But Keep Active
Covid and 2020 in general has already limited your life and enjoyment options. It’s very important to have a relaxation regime and stick to it. Throwing out the rulebook occasionally will ensure that you make it through the lockdown without going stir crazy.
According to various studies, sitting down for too long though has a negative impact on your physical and mental health. Regular exercise and physical activity can help to reduce stress and blood pressure, reduce the risk of stroke and prevent the onset of diabetes.
Stay safe though, and regardless of your age, everyone should follow local guidelines for preventing coronavirus infections. This includes avoiding close contact with others and wearing a face mask.
The immune system works best when it flushes bacteria from the lungs and airways, increases the number of white blood cells and raises body temperature.
People at Higher Risk
A June 2020 CDC study linked underlying conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, to a higher risk for people with COVID-19.
People with these conditions had a 12-fold higher risk of death than people without underlying health concerns, and a six-fold higher risk of hospitalisation.
As the body loses functions with age, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and loneliness can hit it harder than younger, more resilient people.
Social distancing can be difficult, especially for older adults, and there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of getting COVID-19.
To stay healthy, older adults should limit their public shopping and exercise at home to stay healthier.
By creatively changing your everyday life, you can thrive in a house that is closed off from the outside world for a few days or even weeks.
Don’t Live in Fear
You don’t need to be told most of the tips here but a little information can help you stay healthy, safe and mentally capable during a new type of coronavirus pandemic.
Fear of the virus surrounds most of us, whether we are socially reachable or staying in our homes to prevent the spread and contraction of novel coronavirus infections.
While most focus on existing health concerns such as anxiety, depression, anxiety disorder, or even depression itself, fear of a virus can also scare us.
Perhaps the stress caused by COVID-19 brings bad eating habits to the surface or even causes an increase in blood pressure, heart rate and blood sugar.
Limited access to fresh produce may make it difficult to continue eating healthy, but making healthy food choices and incorporating other sensible habits into your routine can keep you healthy in this unprecedented time. Most health advice can be summed up in one simple rule: Eat well-balanced and sleep well.
In a pandemic like COVID-19, these measures are essential to maintain physical and mental well-being. Stock up and and eat right with non-perishable foods such as fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds and vegetables.
Our Products Can Help
Keeping safe in the home or if you have to go to the office can be helped greatly with a good safety plan. From hand sanitising stations, to PPE, there’s a lot you can do to help mitigate the disease. With PathogenUK’s UV-C air sanitising systems, we can kill the harmful virus and bacteria in the air and on surfaces.
One thing we all need after reading the above is some peace of mind and a little mental relaxation. PathogenUK provides that with their UV air sterilisation systems. You can simply plug in, and run our units to disinfect areas of work, play, or the home.
Now, you don’t have to worry as much as technology begins to catch up with nature with new and innovative ways to kill viruses and harmful bacteria.