River Falls Spine Chiropractic & Wellness Center shares an analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola on the use of Vitamin D for possible prevention of illnesses, including Covid-19. Good information to consider when educating ourselves in the best ways to stay healthy, any time.
As health officials continue to expect a second wave of COVID-19 this fall, spreading information about how to prevent it is becoming crucial. One of the most important strategies in this regard is to optimize your vitamin D level.
Vitamin D not only helps regulate immune function and prevent respiratory illnesses in general, but mounting data analyses show clear parallels between vitamin D levels and the risk of infection, severity and mortality from COVID-19 as well.
While U.S. authorities are still trying to debunk (and even instill fear) of vitamin D supplementation, British and Scottish authorities appear to be embracing a more sensible approach.
The British Frontline Immune Support Team, founded “to make available some of the best quality immune supportive products … to help keep those on the NHS (UK National Health Service) frontline resilient and strong,” is already providing health care workers with free nutritional supplements known to bolster and regulate immune function.
Vitamin D could almost be thought of as a designer drug for helping the body to handle viral respiratory infections. It boosts the ability of cells to kill and resist viruses and simultaneously dampens down harmful inflammation, which is one of the big problems with Covid.— Adrian Martineau, professor of respiratory infection and immunity.
Read the full article HERE on the Mercola website. River Falls Spine Chiropractic & Wellness Center is sharing this information for your own use, and not necessarily promoting any particular product promoted or sold via Mercola. If you have any questions about Vitamin D or any supplement, please feel free to ask Dr. Gartzke – he will be happy to talk with you!