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The Strange First Symptom of Coronavirus

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Immune Health by Garry Messick2 Comments

Admit it…

You’ve done it.

We all have.

You cough. Or maybe your throat seems a little scratchy. You might feel a bit warm. Maybe a little tired. 

And you wonder: “Is this coronavirus?”

All of us are hyper alert for the first signs we might have it. But the earliest symptom may be something you’d never expect.  

Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors from around the world and organizations representing them have issued an alert.

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Coronavirus: Stay in the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ for Better Health

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

Scientists call it the “Goldilocks Zone.”

As you might expect, it originated with the old tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

It’s when a dose of something is effective not when it’s too small or when it’s too large…but when it’s just right.

So it is with exercise.

Researchers have found that during outbreaks of viral diseases such as coronavirus, not exercising is harmful.

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Coronavirus: What You Should Know About These Blood Pressure Drugs

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Two popular classes of blood pressure medications may increase the risk of getting a severe coronavirus infection, according to a new scientific paper.

Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). They’re two of the most prescribed types of medications in the country.[1]

ACE drugs include:

  •  Lotensin (benazepril)
  • Vasotec (enalapril)
  • Prinivil (lisinopril)
  • Altace (ramipril)
  • Aceon (perindopril).
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Coronavirus Stress: 5 Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

You hear about it everywhere—TV, newspapers, the internet. It’s all your family and friends are talking about.

It’s impossible to get away from.

And you wonder, “What’s going to happen me? What’s in store for my loved ones? What’s happening to our country?”

The constant coronavirus drumbeat of doom in your head can cause overwhelming anxiety.

Not only does it make you feel bad, but studies have found that stress suppresses your immune system.

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9 Coronavirus Symptoms You Should Watch For

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you’re not feeling well, you’ll want to know as soon as possible if you have coronavirus so you can take steps to avoid spreading it to those around you.

The first step is knowing what the symptoms are. Especially if you have the first four below, consult your doctor or get tested.

But keep in mind, just because you have some or all of these symptoms doesn’t mean you necessarily have COVID-19.

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Coronavirus: Good News at Last

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick1 Comment

Every day the numbers grow bigger.

More people get coronavirus. And more people die of it.

We hear about overwhelmed hospitals. Patients being treated in tents. Morgues overflowing. The world economy in ruins.

No one knows exactly what’s coming… Except for perhaps one man.

His name is Michael Levitt. He is a biophysicist at Stanford University. Dr. Levitt won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

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