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>>Essential Vitamins B & C {video}

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VITAMIN - C is a water soluble, anti-inflammatory, essential nutrient for many processes in the human body including immune function, cell protection and tissue repair. It maintains blood vessels and other tissues, hastens tissue healing & helps form red blood cells. Vitamin C helps maintain healthy blood pressure, limits iron deficiency, may reduce uric acid & gout. It supports the immune system by promoting production of, stimulating and protecting (strong anti-oxidant) white blood cells phagocytes & lymphocytes. Sugar directly interferes with its function by blocking the same receptor sites for several hours after ingesting it. Vitamin C is readily available in fresh plant-based foods but it is water soluble and must be regularly consumed because it is not readily stored in our bodies. There is significant support for the benefits that vitamin C, especially with bioflavonoids (40% more potent?), provides for immune function. Although there are various opinions about what daily and therapeutic doses should be, typically, therapeutic oral vitamin C is recommended at 1000mg three or four times daily. Higher does buffered or intravenous vitamin C (10-20,000 or even 100,000mg) is more effective (more potent) for certain types of acute illness. Pierre Kory, M.D. states that IV vitamin C needs be given (for septic shock) within 6 hours (and is most always effective) and if after 12 hours is most always ineffective at lower doses but that profound results can still occur with higer doses (like 25g b.i.d.) even if given later. Even though virtually no side effects many doctors won't prescribe and many hospitals won't allow it.

RESEARCH LINKS (here are a few of many Vitamin C resources): <some of these links may be censored>

Landmark Publication on Vitamin C for COVID-19 reported by Mercola.com - Jan 2021 Vitamin C for respiratory infections, sepsis and COVID-19. It is anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating and antioxidant. Oral vitamin C at 2 to 8 grams per day helps reduce incidence and duration of respiratory infections. Intravenous vitamin C of 6 to 24 grams per day helps reduce mortality, ICU admission rates, hospital stays and time on mechanical ventilation by patients with severe respiratory infections. 

Vitamin C Treatment for COVID-19 Being Silenced by Mercola.com - Dec 2020 CENSORED See link below. China using IV vitamin C for COVID. Some are recommending 200mg per kg of body weight intravenous. High doses seem highly antiviral. Video of Andrew Saul, editor-in-chief, of the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service article: Orthomolecular Medicine and Coronavirus Disease - historical data and nutritional treatments. Vitamin C as prevention and treatment for polio (since 1935 by Claus Jungeblut, M.D. professor at Columbia University with several peer reviewed studies). 350 to 1200mg per kg of body weight per day. Treating Polio and other disease. See the Clinical Guide to the Use of Vitamin C by Frederick Klenner, M.D. One doctor has used up to 200.000mg of vitamin C. Bowel tolerance is a sign that you have reached your saturation from oral vitamin C. (Intravenous vitamin C does not reflect in the bowels.) Chinese in one region using 12,000 to 24,000 mg per day for ill patients and 1000 to 2000 given by hospitals daily to medical professionals. Chinese Rx = 200mg per kg daily or about 16,000mg per day for an adult by IV which is 100% utilized (vs. oral). Dose for children was only 200mg/day. Dose for elderly severely ill with influenza, etc. also benefitted from 200mg/day?

Coronavirus, Vitamin C, Censorship & Fake News by Dr. Andrew Saul on Brighteon - 2020 video Dr. Saul shares many details about the benefits of vitamin C to help support COVID-19 patients and his direct contact with doctors in Wuhan China to not only cure but prevent. His website is www.doctoryourself.com. 

Orthomolecular Society Corona Nutrition Protocols by Dr. Andrew Saul - 2020

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C as a Successful Treatment for Viral Illness by Nina Mikirova, PhD -  Feb 2014 This article republished in 2020 by RiordanClinic.org explains the benefits of high dose IVC for viral illness.Since the 1950's doctors have used vitamin C for treatment of polio, diptheria, herpes, chicken pox, influenza, measles, mumps and pneumonia. The RiordanClinic, in Kansas, has used IVC to help many Cancer patients and those with the Epstein Barr virus. Their website has numerous educational videos and references and is worth checking out.

Vitamin C Research Paper Summary by Dr. Rhonda Patrick - 2020

Vitamin C Benefits and 2020 Healthcare by Dr. Rhonda Patrick - 2020 start at 52 minutes for vitamin C research review

Vitamin C More Benefits for 2020 Healthcare by Dr. Rhonda Patrick - 2020 start at 35 minutes for nutrition deficiency needs

Vitamin C Benefits and 2020 Healthcare from www.Mercola.com  - 2020 Tells about a South Korean doctor using 100,000 IU of vitamin D and 24,000mg of vitamin C. Vitamin C is antiviral and helps sepsis. Dr. Marik protocol of 200mg Thiamine every 12 hours, 1500mg of ascorbic acid every 6 hours, and 50mg of hydrocortisone every 6 hours (probably IV). Inexpensive, safe and effective. Dr. Robert Rowen recommends 6000mg vitamin C every hour for acute patients unless they have G6PD enzyme deficiency. Get your vitamin D too.

Vitamin C Benefits from www.Mercola.com - 2020 CENSORED

Vitamin C Biochemistry Explanation by Dr.Been Medical Lectures - 2020 immune benefits

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VITAMIN - B is a family (17 or so) of water soluble nutrients that are essential for many nerve and metabolic functions in the human body. They need to be consumed regularly in the diet. Newly researched methylated forms of vitamin B12 and folic acid (B9) are found to be helpful for numerous metabolic functions especially in people who are deficient in key enzymes. Niacin is vitamin B3.

RESEARCH LINKS (here are a few of many Vitamin B resources):

Niacin & Melatonin Support Metabolic Health by Mercola.com - Sep 2021 CENSORED Niacin and melatonin may work together to help with obesity. In an animal study niacin reduced abdominal fat by 27% with 3000mg/day for a year. Niacin (B3) is anti-inflammatory and reduces pro-inflammatory cytokines, improves respiratory function, maintains endothelial integrity and reduces hypercoagulability. A paper by Dmitry Kats, Phd. states niacin benefits for colorectal cancer. Smokers may have some COVID-19 protection because nicotine is a analog for niacin. Daily RDA niacin recommendations are 16mg for men and 14mg for women. Per Dr. Kats, niacin helps calcium signaling which seems to help inhibit SARS-CoV2 cell infection and drive it out of infected cellsMelatonin reduces inflammation and helps the immune system modulate and the circadian rhythm (sleep). Melatonin is a cytoprotector and appears to help with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Melatonin is also neuroprotective and may help with COVID-19 sequelae. Melatonin may help reduce niacin flush with Dr. Kats recommending a 50:1 ratio of Niacin to melatonin. Dr. Mercola reminds people not to use melatonin over 5-10 mg /day long-term because it releases heavy metals like mercury from the body. Niacin seems to help with long COVID as well.

Is Niacin (B3) a Missing Piece of the COVID Puzzle? by Dr. Mercola - Jan 2021 Niacin (or vitamin B3) seems to be helpful for balancing the immune system, calming the bradykinin storm and also helping with long-hauler symptoms. The initial dose recommendation is 500mg twice or three times daily increasing to 1000mg t.i.d. after a few days if tolerated. (We have also seen that Niacin is a beneficial nutrient for Long-COVID support.)

Vitamin B1 Thiamine Biochemistry Explanation by Dr.Been Medical Lectures- 2020 immune benefits 

B Vitamins Might Help Prevent Worst COVID-19 Outcomes by Mercola.com - Oct 2020 

Benefits of B Vitamins (primarily Niacin) for COVID-19 by Mercola.com - Oct 2020 Niacin (Vitamin B3) may benefit COVID recovery. (See Long-hauler recovery elsewhere.) Niacin and nicainamide is a building block for NAD and NADP which reduces inflammation and helps reduce the risk of COVID-19 cytokine storms. Niacin helps protect skin from UV light damage. Niacin helps to balance cholesterol numbers and seems to reduce all cause mortality. higher doses of niacin can create a flush (warm feeling which is unpleasant) but considered harmless. Niacin is found in nuts, brown rice, grains, beef, poultry, fish, and fortified foods.

Dr. Rolland discusses some of many essential and vital immune benefits of vitamins B & C.

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