We've got a special guest! This week, Dr. Steven Bishop was joined by Dr. David Pong to discuss the latest COVID-19 information. The pair talked about the accuracy of testing and strategies to improve testing results and the various methods of transmission for the virus. They also answered questions on masks, vaccines, colleges, and more. Watch the video below and read on for the full transcript.
Everyone loves a little fresh air. It's a good way to feel better quickly. But it's not the air that's particularly helpful when it comes to our immune systems. It's the sunlight. How does exposure to sunlight impact your immune system? What supplements can you take to provide a boost? PartnerMD's Owings Mills health coach, Yvonne Bull, explains.
Exercise helps boost your immune system through the release of your body's "feel-good" chemicals. It also helps you sleep better and lose weight, both of which contribute to a strong immune system. But how much exercise do you need? Is there such a thing as too much exercise? And what types of exercise should you focus on?
Dr. Steven Bishop went live on Facebook for another COVID-19 update on Wednesday, September 16. He discussed the latest numbers in Virginia and the United States, the status of vaccine trials and whether the AstraZeneca trial that got halted is something to worry about, and the various types of flu vaccines available. Watch the video below and read on for the full recap.
One way to boost your immune system against COVID-19? Exercise. Regular exercise helps reduce inflammation, relieve stress, and improve sleep, all of which combine to improve your body's defenses. Richmond health coach Michael Stroud recorded this video while doing a little exercise of his own (walking at a local park) to explain more.
Dr. Steven Bishop returned to Facebook Live to provide an update on all things COVID-19. He discussed the importance of Vitamin D, various vaccine developments, the upcoming flu season, and more. Watch the video below and read on for the full recap.
A good night's sleep is vital to improve your immune system. Good sleep allows your body to recharge and reset, which helps you exercise and eat better, which all ties together to boost your immunity.