Amid spiking Covid-19 cases in the second wave, most of the people finding it difficult to find a bed in the hospital and maintain their oxygen levels perfectly.
Now, a 82-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh successfully brought up her oxygen levels by lying in a prone position during home isolation.
As per the reports, the woman has recovered from the novel coronavirus without an oxygen cylinder. She won the battle against Covid in 12 days with the support of her son and by following the doctor’s advice.
As per her son, his mother’s oxygen level dipped to 79 after she had tested positive for Covid-19 in April. During this period, he asked her to sleep in the prone position and kept making her smell a mixture of clove, camphor and carom seeds. Gradually, her situation improved and the oxygen level rose to 94 in four days. She is now fully healthy.
What is proning?
Resting on the chest and stomach position is studied, helping the body get air into all areas of the lungs rather than lying on the back. The technique has proven to be an effective measure for a long time in the treatment of patients with acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS).