Archive for July, 2022

Nasal Spray for Covid 19

July 29, 2022

With Covid vaccines being given to most of us, but with more Covid strains developing, the risk of getting Covid infection with these new variants continue to hound us.

We know from previous studies that Due to its large accumulation in the nasopharyngeal region and transmission through respiratory fluids, its spread among people is extremely high.

The question therefore …how about using a nasal spray to help reduce the chances of getting Covid 19 infection as a barrier or to help decrease the viral load in the nasopharyngeal region, and thus prevent getting the infection and help prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2?

The Truth About Apple Cider

July 24, 2022

Apple cider vinegar has been used as a health tonic for thousands of years.

Research shows that true enough, apple cider has many health benefits, such as lowering blood sugar levels. Therefore it can be helpful for diabetic patients.

And As an endocrinologist, this has been a common question among my patients who are also trying to lose weight.

Can Apple Cider really help me lose weight?

What If You Get Positive for Omicron BA.5 Covid Infection

July 15, 2022

Common friends and relative including patients are again coming down with COVID-19.

Thankfully though, almost all are mild with one day spike of fever and occasional cough as symptoms. What is important is that most or all do not need hospitalization simply because they were vaccinated and recently boosted.

We know that once they get Covid Antigen (+) definitely they are infectious and contagious and therefore need to be isolated and those friends exposed to be quarantined.

What then are the guidelines for Isolation once Covid Positive…

Remedies for Mild Omicron Infection

July 8, 2022

Treating and tracking omicron symptoms will be something every family needs to be ready for the rest of 2022.

Chances are that in the foreseeable future, you or a family member will test positive or have symptoms of Covid-19.

But due to the vaccination status of each one of us including booster, try not to get too anxious about this, as it should be manageable at home.

Fortunately for most people, the Omicron variant presents as a mild illness that can be cared for at home.

The Threat of Omicron BA.5 Variant

July 1, 2022