Are you stressed out about contracting COVID-19? You’re certainly not alone! While 24/7 news floods us with fearful messaging on social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands, we are given very little direction to help support our emotional health. Dr. Laurie Blanscet joins us to explain how stress and anxiety weaken our immune system, and why reducing stress and anxiety – along with following social distancing and hygiene guidelines – is our best defense to prevent contracting or spreading the virus, and stop living in fear!
Dr. Laurie Blanscet is the founder of An Optimal You and a Board Certified Family Physician specialized in integrative medicine and preventative care. To learn more or contact Dr. Laurie, visit : https://www.anoptimalyou.com/dr-laurie-blanscet/
For a great article in Psychology Today on why panic can increase your risk of contracting disease, click here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/healing-stress-the-inside-out/202003/your-panic-is-increasing-your-risk
For tips and techniques on calming fears and anxiety from our Chakra course, click here: https://youtu.be/NtVTskA04yU
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