It’s all about having a strong and young immune system that will keep you away from the possibility of getting infected with the novel coronavirus, scientists say.
Why is COVID-19 targeting the elderly population most?
In a recent paper from Harvard University by Amber Mueller, Maeve McNamara, and David Sinclair, it’s been reported that there are over 80% of COVID-19 hospitalizations from which are a population of those over 65 years of age with a greater than 23-fold increased risk of death. Patients of this age range commonly present conditions such as fever, cough, and dyspnea that could progress to pneumonia, lung consolidation, cytokine release syndrome, endotheliitis, coagulopathy, multiple organ failure, and death.
This is because the immune system becomes weaker and suppressed with aging. Two things happen when the immune system ages, which become major drives of high mortality rates: immunosenescence, which hampers pathogen recognition, alert signaling, and clearance.
The other is called inflammaging, a chronic increase in systemic inflammation. Because of these gradual declines in immunity function, the virus finds more opportunities to replicate and cause serious disease and get worse with pre-existing health conditions.
Harvard scientists find NAD+ Boosters a solution to alleviate COVID-19
‘Anti-aging drugs to restore a young immune system’ are what experts recommend to solve this vast global concern and especially help the elderly fight coronavirus. Specifically, one of the authors of this paper mentioned a key compound, which is called NAD+. Dr. David Sinclair, a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and is well-known for promoting NMN (Nicotinamide Mononucleotide), says that the body converts NMN directly to NAD+ when taken in supplement form. It is a form of vitamin B3 and when converted, it becomes a key coenzyme in the body.
However, there is an inevitable fact that NAD+ lowers as we age, which results in the decline of other important proteins and enzymes. NLPR3, the protein which activates inflammatory responses, becomes hyperactivated when NAD+ levels drop and this causes the risk of COVID-19 to rise as well. Therefore, maintaining NAD+ levels may alleviate COVID-19 symptoms, the research stated.
David Sinclair: “NAD+ is the closest we’ve gotten to a fountain of youth”
A 2017 study on boosting NAD+ levels in older mice resulted in dramatically reversed aging signs in the tissue and muscles, which also prompts strong suggestions that it might also benefit humans. For the immune system to effectively fight SARS-CoV-2, it must be able to function in four significant mechanisms: recognize, alert, destroy, and clear. This becomes weaker in the state of the elderly, which is why an active and younger immune system is needed, and NAD+ is an important factor for this to happen. S-CELL Health’s NAD Revival is a superior anti-aging formulation made with the synergy of excellent anti-aging ingredients such as Nucleotides, Panmol NADH, Astaxanthin, and more. Not only does it help with cellular energy rejuvenation, but it also improves the brain, heart, skin, and muscles during the aging phase.
Measuring immunity levels and COVID-19 risk
According to the report, a variety of biological clocks have been shown to predict human health and longevity more accurately than chronological age. People with a greater or younger biological age compared to his/her chronological one says a lot on whether the risk of COVID-19 fatality is high or low. Those with comorbidities (diabetes, obesity, etc.) are at greater risk, and those who choose to live healthy ways including NAD boosters have a decreased risk of fatality. This shows that the biological clocks may explain increased COVID-19 susceptibility. S-CELL Health offers Chronomics’ Healthspan, the most advanced epigenetics test, and the GlycanAge test, an efficient blood marker for biological age and chronic low-grade systemic inflammation. Visit our online shop now.