#055 COVID-19 Q&A #2 - Antibody-Dependent Enhancement, Cross-Immunity, Immunity Duration & More


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This is a continuation of the last episode where Dr. Patrick took questions from newsletter subscribers around the on-going pandemic and tried to add value by talking about some of the recent research, among other things.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • 00:04:03 Data surrounding SARS-CoV-2 duration
  • 00:06:37 SARS-CoV-2 and potential immunity
  • 00:11:35 Some of the main factors known to play a role in immune variation
  • 00:12:05 What role genetics may play in immune function
  • 00:14:27 How previous viral exposure regulates immunity
  • 00:15:05 What cross immunity is and how it may be relevant for SARS-CoV-2
  • 00:19:46 Antibody-dependent enhancement and SARS-CoV-2 relevance
  • 00:21:50 How sleep is a key regulator of immune function
  • 00:23:44 Microbiome composition and immune function
  • 00:28:31 The differential effects of exercise intensity and duration on immune regulation
  • 00:35:00 How specific micronutrient inadequacies may promote immune dysregulation
  • 00:47:20 The effect of sex hormones on immune function
  • 00:48:55 How biological age age may play a role in immune regulation
  • 00:49:46 Controversy surrounding hypertension drugs such as ACE inhibitors and COVID-19
  • 00:53:15 ARDS and long-term lung damage

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/covid-19-episode-2

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