Infectious Disease Threats in the Twenty-First Century

Medically reviewed by Robert Youngs
Medically reviewed by Robert Youngs on July 15, 2020
Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Updated on July 16th, 2020
Emerging Infectious Diseases

All over the world, there is an increase in cases of infectious diseases. This also includes new and unknown diseases such as Ebola and the novel coronavirus. This increase in infections is continually being investigated so we can answer the crucial question:

Why are infectious diseases on the rise?

In this post, we will answer this vital question while also empowering you to protect yourself from infections.

4 Factors That led in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases

1. We are more connected

Due to the increase in travel, foreign trade and globalization, viruses and bacteria can spread faster from country to country. Before, humans lived in small and isolated areas. But now, humans, animals, and goods can travel quickly across the globe, carrying deadly pathogens with them.

2. Global warming

Due to climate change, we are now experiencing warmer climates than ever before. And studies have shown that some infectious disease carriers, such as mosquitoes, thrive in warmer climates. Hence the faster spread of Zika, Chikungunya, and Dengue Fever (1).

It is expected that these numbers will continue to rise. What’s more, scientists believe that the number of infectious diseases cases will increase much faster because of extreme climates.

3. Poverty

In places with lower financial resources, there is more limited healthcare. Also, many people can’t afford the eat healthily or take the necessary preventative measures. Poverty is one of the leading causes of infectious diseases because of these very reasons.

4. Overpopulation & Urbanization

Now that we are in the modern era, many of us reside in large cities. However, despite the many benefits of living in the city, there are some downsides. One is that these areas can become overpopulated, leading to a faster spread of infections. Cities can quickly become the breeding grounds of new and emerging infectious diseases.

Despite these reasons, we should strive to protect ourselves and our families from the spread of infections.

Here is how you can get started.

How To Protect Yourself From Infections

1. Natural Chineses Herbs

To fight infections naturally, you will have to consume natural infection-fighting herbs. Many Chinese herbs are excellent for building your immune system to prevent infectious diseases.

We at Robert Youngs Acupuncture, understand the best Chinese herbs for this purpose. Using this knowledge, we have created the Maximum Strength Immune System Support Formula, which contains potent natural Chinese herbs packaged into tiny capsules.

Taking these capsules daily will help your body build a robust defense system against infections.

[Also ReadTop 10 Antiviral Herbs To Keep You Healthy ]

2. Essential Oils

Did you know that essential oils and aromatherapy are excellent for staving off diseases? Not only is it easy to apply, but they smell great while also boosting your immune system. Using the best natural remedies for immunity, we at Robert Youngs Acupuncture extracted essential oil from these plants, to create

the Immune System Support Maximum Strength Essential Oil Spray Blend. This aromatherapy blend is perfect for sinus and nasal congestion, lung and throat issues, and soothing your entire body.

Bottom Line

To protect yourself from dangerous infections, your body has to mount a great defense. And the best ways to do this is to eat healthy, exercise, take immune-boosting supplements and aromatherapy, and visit your doctor regularly. By taking these necessary measures, you can protect yourself and your family from threatening diseases.

About The Author:

Robert YoungsRobert Youngs, L.Ac, Dipl.OM, is an Acupuncturist and Herbalist who treats patients out of his office in Beverly Hills, CA alongside his Aussie Shepherd Dakota, who is also an exceptional healer. You can book an appointment here.

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