Recommendations from Dr. Tatár about the immune system


Doctor Peter Tatár, MD., PhD., one of our Slovak specialists available for phone and video consultations, has put together his list of recommendations that can help us boost our immune system and stay healthy in these difficult times.

  1. Healthy and balanced diet - try Mediterranean diet (lots of vegetables, fruits and fish)

  2. Enough sleep and rest - Seven to nine hours of uninterrupted sleep each night is recommended

  3. Regular exercise - ideally at least 3 times a week, 45 minutes of intense physical activity

  4. Cold water therapy - best together with any kind of sport

  5. Cut down on smoking - smoking depletes our body of essential vitamins that help in fight against inflammation and toxins

  6. Vaccination - a scientifically proven method for disease prevention

  7. Thorough treatment - stay in bed as long as needed when ill

  8. Avoid stress - stress hormones suppress the effectiveness of our immune system


Doctor Peter Tatar has more than 20 years of experience in internal and preventive medicine. These tips were prepared in collaboration with our partner Tatra banka - Dr Tatar is one of the doctors you can find in their innovative digital health service My Doctor.