Never before have we been faced on such a global scale with the realization of just how important it is to nurture a healthy immune system. While we have learned many lessons from these trying times of COVID 19, there are still a myriad of questions that remain to be answered. However, two undeniable facts have quite clearly emerged: individuals age 65 and older and those who have impaired immune status (e.g. history of cancer, other immunosuppressive condition) are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms if infected.1
“Over the course of recent weeks, I have found great comfort in the words of so many people, some whom I’ve not even met, and a common vision to grow our commitment to serve those who seek out our help in these unprecedented times of need.
The third most common disease in the world behind dental caries and tension-type headache, migraine has an estimated global prevalence of 14.7%. That equates to approximately one in every seven people who are affected and in need of respite from the often-debilitating symptoms that don’t consistently respond to current drug treatment.
There are still many things we don’t know for certain about COVID 19, but one thing we can say with certainty is how protracted high levels of stress can have an impact on our lives as it relates to health and our immune defense system. And each of us has had to deal with increased demands from added pressures resulting from this global health crisis.