Stress is an all too familiar part of life in Singapore. According to the 2019 Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey, a staggering 92 per cent of working Singaporeans reported feeling stressed at work, highlighting the prevalence of stress in today’s society.
As the age-old TCM adage goes, “正气存内，邪不可干”. In summary, what this tells us is that as long as our body’s immunity is strong enough, we should be shielded from any pathogens that would otherwise cause us to become ill.
Even with precautionary measures like practising good personal hygiene and wearing masks, a compromised immune system would still make one highly susceptible to various infections. Using TCM theories and therapies, here are a few tips to help you ensure that your immune system is running at full capacity.