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Vitamin D may be a key ingredient your body needs to recover from Covid19 according to USA Today.

Vitamin D may be a key ingredient your body needs to recover from Covid19 according to USA Today. On our Covid19 blog, I discussed a study that had shown that people who were vitamin D deficient had a more difficult time dealing with the effects of Covid19. Vitamin D is important for immune system function and especially important for preventing the acute respiratory stress caused by the Covid19. Genetics may play a part in how much vitamin D you naturally have with people of color and older people having less naturally produced vitamin D. You need vitamin D to fight Read More »

Can vitamin C improve the response of your immune system to Covid19?

Can vitamin C improve the response of your immune system to Covid19? Vitamin C is known for its properties regarding how it may help fight colds that come from viruses.  Covid19 has many doctors mystified because there is no one cure, but a number of possible treatments that may work to lessen the severity of a Covid19 infection. The Chinese were using vitamin C which did seem to help.   More recently, Northwell Healthcare, a large hospital system in NY were also using it and there were reports that it helps improve the course of the disease.   Many standby treatments such Read More »

Corona Virus (Covid19), how should you navigate this for you and your family? Updated 7-8-2020.

Corona Virus (Covid19), how should you navigate this for you and your family? Updated 7-8-2020. Gov. Phil Murphy today signed an executive order that requires face coverings be worn outdoors at all times where social distancing is not possible. Exceptions to the mandate include those eating at an outdoor dining establishment, individuals whose health would be compromised by wearing a mask, and children under 2 years old. Added 7/8/2020 Governor Murphy hits the pause button on reopening.  This means that NJ, which is in stage 2 of his reopening plan saw its numbers of transmission rose above the key mark Read More »