Chief therapist told me what vitamins to support the immune system

studies have Confirmed information that vitamins affect mortality in the spread of infections within the framework of evidence-based medicine there, said the chief specialist of therapy and General practice, Ministry of health, corresponding member of RAS Drapkina. However, she recommended “in the short term to take vitamin C”.

this Drapkina said in a live project “Future of Russia. National projects” in the edition dedicated to the prevention COVID-19.

“The long-term forecasts of deaths when the disease taking vitamins is not affected. However, in the short term, it is possible to recommend vitamin C,” said Drapkina.

She also advised during home isolation to live in a normal way, following the mode of work, sleep and rest, and eat right and drink more water.

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“don’t stay on the computer, go to bed and get up in the morning at the same time”, – said the chief physician. It is not recommended to reduce the calorie content of the daily diet, especially to sit now on a hard diet because it is an additional stress to the body. In addition, said Drapkina, many vitamins absorbed with fats, so severely limit their food is also wrong.

But to overeat the doctor advises. According to her, have a good Breakfast and lunch, but dinner is a little limited.

Another recommendation is to drink plenty of fluids during the day. “A large number of warm and hot water – to a certain extent can help”, – said the chief physician.

On the part of motor activity Drapkina noted that this must be done even in conditions of complete isolation in a quartjireh. It is said that dance is one of the best types of physical activity as a positive effect on mood and mental state.