One consequence of the anxieties surrounding the ubiquitous COVID-19 (Corona virus) is growing anecdotal evidence that most feel they must react in some way. “No matter how counter intuitive that reaction is,”observes Giovanni Benjamin, V.P. of VIPictures.com and descendent of a long line of MD’s and Medical Practitioners, “Last evening in Midtown Miami’s ultra luxe condo canyon, there were long queues of shoppers at Target™ had stripped bare the shelves toilet paper, hand sanitizer and dry pasta”.
Keeping the country on lockdown is another preventative measure and cancellation of events from Girl Scout camp outs to the 31st GLAAD Media Awards set for April 16 or The Los National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 41st annual Sports Emmy Awards (April 28) to Miami’s Ultra Music Fest pale in comparison when entire countries like Italy are forced into quarantine.
Another proactive measure to counter the corona virus and other chronic seasonal diseases according to Los Angeles based, Dr. Dana Churchill, renowned for his advances in preventative care with a fully integrative approach to wellness, “There’s still plenty of reason for caution, however current headlines may be a mad grab to further distract and instill fear,” he said this morning from his Churchill Center Medical headquarters in Fullerton, California
As Churchill Centers we cater to the most demanding of patients. As medical practitioners devoted to reventative, fully integrated primary health care we find that when a catastrophic illness strikes our patients have the resistance to withstand these cyclical contagions.
We combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of the most advanced modern science, concentrating on whole patient care and wellness. People embracing preventative care and a healthy lifestyle that may include an astute combination of pleasurable exercise like walking instead of driving, diet of freshly prepared meals fashioned from field to table seasonal ingredients, spending more time with family and friends all serve to reduce stress and insure a life span that is vibrant, healthy and strong. Simply said, we recommend to all of our patients ‘Take time for Life’.
Some of our more advanced rejuvenative treatments that include Vitamin infusions, leading the way with exosome biotechnology protocals, ozone and stem cell therapies. Each serves as a powerful panacea for a host of chronic illnesses, seasonal flues and viruses.”
Concurs the esteemed author, Kevin Trudeau in his bestseller, Natural Cures “They” Do Not Want You to Know About“, “there are natural , non drug and nonsurgical cures for virtually every disease”.
As the Corona Virus captivates today’s headlines, one may recall the Y2K virus “that crashed the millennium party with the good, the bad and the crazy, like a tempest in a teacup,” to paraphrase Robert M. Mitchell, of Computer World.
Or to bring some levity to the dire predictions that the Corona virus is the next deadly worldwide pandemic one should revisit the Spanish flu/Avian Influenza of 1918-1919 and its return in 1940. Called the deadliest in history, estimates were 500 million people worldwide were infected –about one-third of the planet’s population-and it killed an estimated 20 million to 50 million victims, including some 675,000 Americans. There were more causalities attributed to the ‘Avian Influenza’ than the First and Second World War’s combined.
Or more recently in 2009 the H1N1 , so called Swine Flu, swept the nation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that nearly 61 million people in the United States were infected causing 12,469 deaths. Worldwide, up to 575,400 people died. With dire predictions that hospital ICU’s may be overwhelmed, “The one thing we really don’t need is mass hysteria”, according to Dr. Robert Murphy, executive director of the Institute for Global Health at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and an infectious diseases professor.
Dr. Tina Miranda, M.D. from her post at Hampton Veteran’s Admin Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia and a specialist in emergency medicine for over two decades, confirms “Eighty percent of people have such minor symptoms, they don’t actually require any medical care at all. The 20 percent who do feel quite ill need to be evaluated and some of them will require hospitalization and some must get intensive care”. Her advice to her patients on her Tele Medicine website and in person , “is stay home and reconnect with your loved ones, wash your hands like it’s a religion and don’t forget to moisturize and hydrate and if you really must visit a medical practitioner call ahead, please do not just show up”.
“And then there is the rest of us who are carrying on with life and business as usual. That is a vast population that is embracing a new, enriching consciousness. There is a new way of living that draws on historical truths. A new way of thinking that will redefine how we live on this planet, as stewards not conquerors. By embracing vetted truths rather than fear based panic we will create a more verdant , just and healthier world, ” concludes Dr. Dana Churchill, of the burgeoning Churchill Center Group.