Wow. What a year, eh? We’ve been taxed in every way possible—emotionally, mentally, physically. And most of us have been focused on caring for other people instead of ourselves. Since we don’t have our typical self-care opportunities (remember spa days and gym routines?), let’s look at little ways to take care of ourselves in this new normal.
What does this tongue-twister really mean? Get your vitamin D.* The body uses sunlight to produce vitamin D naturally. This nutrient promotes bone health, reduces inflammation and can help with depression. Sit outside during your next videoconference. Walk around the neighborhood while chatting on the phone. Remember to wear sunscreen if you’re going to be in direct sunlight for longer than 10 minutes. And if you’re around other people, remember to wear your mask and practice social distancing.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made coping with everyday responsibilities a real struggle for most of us. Here are a few ways to help reduce stress and anxiety:
Protecting ourselves, our family and our communities during the pandemic has caused some of us to eat more and move less. Here are three simple ways to get up and around:
As we move into an uncertain autumn, Teladoc is with you. Our U.S. board-certified physicians can diagnose and recommend treatments for a wide range of non-emergency conditions such as flu, bronchitis, sinus infections and seasonal allergies. Download the app and schedule a visit 24/7, anywhere you are.
During this pandemic, you can visit with the doctor wherever you are—at home, school or work. Please continue to wear personal protection equipment and observe social distancing practices. We’re always here for you, and we’re in this together.
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