In coronavirus pandemic, do your part by staying healthy. Here’s what doctors recommend

(Reuters) – Americans can avoid burdening an already stressed healthcare system by staying healthy, and experts said some simple practices help during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

For people isolated at home, experts said daily habits should include sufficient sleep, adequate water intake, nutritious meals, physical movement, virtual social contact and limited alcohol.

“When I wake up, it’s, hey, what are the short list of things I need to keep an eye on? How much sleep did I get? What am I planning on eating?,” said psychologist Dr Kevin Gilliland in Dallas.

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