As the data continues to funnel in about who is getting COVID-19, who is recovering, and who is not recovering, it becomes more and more evident that your health status is one of the major factors. Yes, we see some reports of healthy and young people getting the virus and dying. But this is incredibly rare. Yes, we need to continue to practice social distancing and this is going to be an important strategy for a long time. But optimal health is one of the most important things you can do NOW. It has been our personal mission and the overall Mission of The Hormone Zone for years. We do not seek to simply manage disease, we seek to eliminate it. #StayPositiveStayDiligent
The below chart from NYC Health shows you the number of cases with underlying conditions that include Diabetes, Lung Disease, Cancer, Immunodeficiency, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Asthma, Kidney Disease, and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. It's very clear what is happening.
One other thing to consider is that they are classifying patients as "No Underlying Conditions" based on a model of "the absence of disease." Perhaps there were still things going on that are not classically and conventionally defined. Perhaps they have a poor diet and other poor lifestyle habits that have not manifested into a direct measurable disease...yet. We do not measure health as "the absence of disease", but rather as the "presence of
optimal health." And we provide objective measurements towards that clinical definition along with clear