Updated: Aug 25, 2020
As a highly trained Western & Eastern Medical Professional with over 27 years of practice, I naturally found myself intimately involved in most of the past viral epidemics including Rotavirus (bad flu) to SARS to H1N1 while living in a major metropolitan area. *I’ve included more about my medical background at the end of this letter if you would like to know more about my credentials. Like you, I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot about our current COVID-19 situation. A lot is helpful…some is grossly not helpful. Here I hope to give you more of a feeling of empowerment about what you can do, and how Shindai Wellness can help. COVID-19 is serious, it is here in Sedona & it will most likely affect you or someone you know. Here are the basics:
This virus has a very fast transmission rate.
It affects your lungs primarily but there is evidence of it effecting and mimicking regular “flu” symptoms.
You are at higher risk if you are over 60, and/or have any lung issues, have co-morbidities (other medical issues like a suppressed immune system), are a smoker, work with the public, or have significant stress in your life.
Seriously, Eastern Medicine Works.
NIH (National Institutes of Health) has reported that Eastern Medicine including acupuncture & herbal medicine has proven to be superior in 55,000 reported cases to Western/Allopathic medicine.
Acupuncture & especially Moxa (a heated compound used during treatment) has shown to increase the number of immune defense cells circulating in your blood which are needed to fight the virus.
Herbal medicine is one of the purist forms medicine you can put into your body. Those patients that have been treated with herbal medicine are recovering faster & they are showing less long term effects.
So what can you…we…do? If you are healthy:
Keep your immune system boosted by: