This guideline document is for Naturopathy practitioners to impart yoga therapy, naturopathy treatment modalities, nutrition, diet and lifestyle approaches to improve immunity in our population. Research has shown that there is a heterogeneity in susceptibility to infections during a flu epidemic. Psychologic stress, Fitness and physical activity, Nutrition, Sleep, comorbid conditions and lifestyle play a vital role in shaping this immune response.
Naturopathy is a system of lifestyle medicine that works in modulating these factors that improve body's innate healing properties i.e. immunity. This may be useful in this current scenario where we are facing a Covid 19 pandemic. Since elderly population, children and those with co morbid conditions are vulnerable to this infection, naturopathy interventions can be used as an adjunct preventive management.
Please find recommendations in the posters attached below.
Note: This list is a brief compilation of some of the key recommendations included in the Guideline and is not exhaustive and does not constitute medical advice. Kindly refer to the original document attached below.