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Fear is a liar. Here are Fearfully Made, Fearlessly Living, we are all about squashing fear because we know that we are fearfully made by our Creator! This has been challenged lately specifically by the coronavirus. How can we prevent it and how are we making it worse? The answer may not be what you think. Keep reading!

Fear and Stress Are Making The Spread of Coronavirus Worse

I am not a medical doctor and will not attempt to give you medical advice. However, the research on the impact of stress and living in fear is clear:

Stress can be toxic.

Stress can:
💢change gene expression
💢alter the brain
💢impact the immune system
💢increase inflammation
💢reduce ability to detox
💢mess with sex hormones
💢affect gut function

Over time, continued strain on your body from stress may contribute to serious health problems, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other illnesses, including mental disorders such as depression or anxiety.

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/stress/index.shtml

All of this can lower our immune response when we come into contact with germs, increasing our chances of contracting coronavirus.

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Here are some resources from FMFL for ways to prevent coronavirus and manage your stress:

Preventing Coronavirus: Simple Ways to Strengthen Immunity

1) HOW TO MAKE FIRE CIDER IN A PRESSURE COOKER

Ever heard of fire cider? It’s an immune-boosting health tonic with fresh horseradish, ginger, garlic, onions, cayenne pepper, apple cider vinegar and honey. It has been used for years to naturally protect against cold and flu and minimize sinus congestion. I’ve seen a few brands on the market, but I discovered that fire cider is actually quite easy to make at home. I even figured out how to make it in under 2 hours! (Hint: pressure cooker to the rescue!)

2) 5 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE TOXINS IN YOUR HOME

Once you begin researching toxins in your home, it can be overwhelming deciding where to start in eliminating them. Here are 5 simple ways to reduce toxins in your home that you can implement NOW.

3) 25 WAYS TO REDUCE TOXINS IN YOUR HOME

For even more ways to reduce toxins in your home, download my free guide and get access to the entire FMFL library of resources.

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4) NATURAL WAYS TO AVOID BACK TO SCHOOL ILLNESS

I know that many schools are out of session due to Coronavirus. However, they will resume eventually, so it’s good to be prepared. It’s important to have a strong immune system in order to enjoy this time without getting sick. Here are some simple, natural ways to avoid back-to-school and daycare illness.

What are your tips for coronavirus prevention? Let me know in the comments!