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Meditation, sauna improve the sequelae of Covid

Meditation helps to relax, reduce stress, sauna increases perspiration through pores, soothes aches and pains, improves post-Covid-19 health.

Dr. Ngo Quang Hai, former deputy director of the Center for Training and Directing, Central Hospital for Acupuncture, said that after contracting Covid-19, many people experience fatigue, shortness of breath, and shortness of breath. , chest pain, anxiety, hair loss, people weaker than before… These sequelae can gradually improve as the body heals itself, but it takes time. If the above situation is prolonged, it will affect physical and mental health, reduce quality of life and ability to work.

Traditional medicine has two methods to support the improvement and early recovery of Covid-19 sequelae, which can be done at home, which are meditation and sauna.

Training meditation It has the effect of regulating all activities of the body, creating internal balance. In addition to its relaxing effect, it also helps prevent and cure diseases caused by imbalance in body functions.

The essence of meditation is to sit and breathe, sit and play, without thinking, without calculating, without expecting, without tension, bringing the mind to merge with the body in a state of stillness, in order to stabilize the mind, relieve stress. straight.

Meditation must be done so that the whole body is comfortable, without pain, without shortness of breath or fatigue. The most stable meditation posture is full lotus (lotus): The feet are crossed, the right foot rests on the left calf and the left foot on the right calf.

If you feel uncomfortable with this sitting position, you should change to the half-full lotus position: One leg crossed over the other. In case you cannot sit in the above two positions, you can sit comfortably, keep your back straight, relax your whole body, and put your hands on your knees.

Patients can meditate at home by choosing a quiet place, covering their eyes, relaxing, sitting still, pushing all thoughts out of their mind, combined with breathing methods… to make up for the lack of energy. deficit. When energy flows into the body, to the diseased areas, it will self-regulate, establish a balance of biological energy, bring out toxic gases, and collect good sources of oxygen. That is the ability of meditation to prevent and correct diseases.

While meditating, you must not move. If a certain part of the body feels uncomfortable, aching, too much to bear, you can quit meditation to change posture. When releasing meditation, you should get up and walk slowly.

The relaxing effect of meditation is due to the practitioner controlling the cerebral cortex, actively inhibiting the animal nervous system, thereby inhibiting the autonomic nervous system, first the respiratory centers, reducing breathing with muscle relaxation. According to psychologists, sitting meditation can help people control emotions and be more comfortable. Modern medical research also proves that meditation helps reduce stress, stabilize blood pressure, reduce cholesterol and cortisol in the blood, boost immunity, thereby improving the sequelae of Covid-19.

Meditation brings many positive effects, is one of the oriental medicine therapies to strengthen the immune system, thereby improving the sequelae of Covid-19.  Photo: NPR

Meditation brings many positive effects, is one of the oriental medicine therapies to strengthen the immune system, thereby improving the sequelae of Covid-19. Photo: NPR

Sauna is a method of using heat in combination with medicinal herbs, promoting perspiration through the pores, lowering body temperature, reducing fever, reducing pain…

Patients with mild or asymptomatic sequelae can perform nebulization as follows:

The steaming pot can include lemon leaves, grapefruit, lemongrass, perilla, marjoram, mint, basil…, a small handful of each. You wash the leaves, put in a pot of about 2-3 liters of water, bring to a boil, open the lid so that the steam saturated with essential oils diffuses out into the room, continue to boil for another 30 minutes, close the door for about 20 minutes. minute. When steaming a blanket that covers both the body and the pot, open the lid slowly to let the heat and essential oils rise, steam for 10-20 minutes. At the end of the sauna, everyone wipes away sweat, changes clothes, and avoids the cold wind.

Patients with severe sequelae, especially related to respiratory symptoms, should use the following nebulizer:

9g radial, 9g cross-frame, 15g mint, 10g eucalyptus, 15g royal calico, 20g maple room, 10g baobab, 5g angelica, 15g honeysuckle, Tan di 5 g.

Note: Do not use essential oils in bedrooms with children under 30 months old, children with a history of convulsions due to high fever, epilepsy, people who are allergic to essential oils.

Besides the above two methods, the patient can apply the method acupressure massage help improve post-Covid-19 sequelae. Acupressure massage is a method of prevention and treatment based on the theory of traditional medicine. This is a method of using hands and fingers to act on acupuncture points belonging to one or more different meridians to balance and re-adjust the functioning of the internal organs, towards the desired treatment goal. .

Acupressure massage has a comprehensive impact both inside and outside the body, such as: improving nerves, blood circulation, reducing joint pain, supporting cardiovascular diseases…

With this method, you need to visit a doctor to diagnose and assign an appropriate location.

Thuy Quynh

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