Keep Your Distance
It is a good rule of thumb to keep 6 feet away from others.
Keep Hands Clean
Wash your hand regularly throughout the day for 20 seconds. Keep your hands away from your face in order to prevent the virus from entering your eyes, nose and mouth.
Keep Good Oral, Throat, and Nasal Hygiene
Gargle with Listerine (original) or a 0.23% Povidone-iodine solution and keep your nasal cavity clean.
It is important to drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Also, it is suggested that you sip warm water throughout the day.
Maintain good nutrition, increase your fruits and vegetables, and decrease sugary food intake .
Flu Tool Kit
- Supplement with antioxidants (i.e. bioflavonoids, N-acetylcysteine), vitamin C, vitamin D and Zinc.
- Eat beta glucans found in fungi (mushrooms and yeast) and grains (oats).
- Colostrum supplement from cows’ milk has also reported an immune benefit.
Keep Counter Tops, Doorknobs, Light Switches, Handrails and Cell Phones Clean
The virus can live on surfaces for as long as 9 days and may survive longer in cold temperatures.
Keep Clothing Clean
- Wash clothes daily in order to prevent contamination of other clothing.
- Separate outdoor clothing from those worn indoors; shoes too!
- Running dry clothes through the dryer on high a second time can kill the virus.
Watch for Symptoms
Be on the Offense, whether you have been affected by prostate cancer or not. if you start to experience symptoms as described HERE, such as an increase in temperature (99.1°F [37.3°C] or higher), persistent cough, or shortness of breath, you need to call your doctor.
All statements above are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something stated above.
PHEN, on behalf of cancer patients, is deeply grateful to the medical community and first responders who are working to keep us healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic .