As we all are in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and continues to learn in-depth about the nature of this virus and the deadly infection it can cause to the human body especially to high-risk patients who may be more vulnerable to infections. Therefore it is very vital for us to focus on our Lung health and take measures that can help boost our immunity.
Why Lung Health is so important when it comes to fighting Viral Infections like COVID-19?
Our lungs provide oxygen and keep every other organ functioning by removing carbon dioxide from the body. We may not think about the importance of our lung health until we experience a breathing problem.
The first two patients to die from the COVID-19 virus in China were healthy adults, but they were long-time smokers. Dr Raymond Tso, a US-trained Hong Kong specialist in respiratory medicine, stresses that smoking is the single worst thing we can do for our lungs.