Covid Long Haulers

Covid Long Haulers

Covid-19 and Covid-21 Support:

Our Practice provides IV and Nutritional Therapy and support to:

  • Everyone not vaccinated for Covid,
  • Vaccinated persons who are suspectable to recurrence of Covid
  • Covid-19 Long Haulers who are suffering from the remnant effects.

If you are a Covid-19 Long Hauler and are still suffering the effects of Covid-19, our practice provides. Nutritional support to help you.

More than 30 million Americans have been infected with this virus and given that the burden of long COVID-19 is substantial, the lingering effects of this disease will reverberate for many years and even decades.

Support is provided at our office through a combination of vitamin and nutrition Intravenous drips, that are custom formulated by our physicians based upon the symptoms you are exhibiting.

The Nutrients are delivered directly into the bloodstream and the cells.

Only IV vitamin therapy can deliver the high concentrations required for clinical effectiveness.

IV therapy avoids side effects like upset stomach and diarrhea that may occur with high-dose oral vitamins

Some Supplements and Vitamins we may use for CORONA VIRUS, COVID-19 AND MUTANTS LIKE THE DELTA VARIATION are discussed below

Vitamin D: Vitamin D is easily obtainable and is amongst the supplements that are the cheapest you can buy. All things contemplated, optimizing your system with vitamin D is probably the simplest and most advantageous tactic a person can use to reduce their risks of getting the CORONA VIRUS or other illnesses. Plus, it might make your immune system stronger in just a couple of months. Having too little Vitamin D happens a lot in the US, particularly in populations of Blacks and Hispanics. These populations are substantially more prone than some other populations to get CORONA VIRUS and have dangerous, or fatal outcomes.

N-acetylcysteine (NAC): NAC is a forerunner to diminished glutathione, which seems to play a critical role in the CORONA VIRUS. A literature study says that glutathione deficiency could essentially be related with how bad of a CORONA VIRUS case someone gets. So, NAC can be valuable because it treats as well as prevents Covid 19.

Zinc: Zinc has a vital part in the ability of the immune system to stave off disease. Like vitamin D, taking zinc improves the regulation of the immune function. One more crucial zinc function is the immediate antiviral action, which means it is vital for the immune response if you get a viral infection. Improved intracellular absorption of it might lower the chances of RNA viruses replicating. Too little zinc affects nearly 1/3 of the globe’s people’s and is judged to be a world-wide nutritional dilemma, which affects sections of the population in developed as well as developing nations.

Melatonin: Melatonin is a potent hormone whose creation is generated in the brain through darkness, indicating it is time to sleep. It correspondingly maintains a healthier immune system immediately, and the kind of sleep it supports is crucial to having a stronger immune system. Too little time outdoors on a sunny day. A commonplace modern matter — mystifies the brain’s biological clock, lowering melatonin manufacture. It improves the immune function in several ways and facilitates quelling inflammation.

Vitamin C: is a proven antioxidant which supports your immune system plus it helps avert inflammation. Several researches showed vitamin C could aid in treating viral diseases, sepsis, plus ARDS,12 and these are all relevant to CORONA VIRUS. Its essential elements comprise anti-inflammatory, as well as antioxidant, plus immunomodulatory, antithrombotic, and antiviral actions. At extreme doses, it really functions as an antiviral medication, aggressively disabling viruses. Vitamin C similarly works synergistically along with quercetin.

Quercetin: A prevailing immune booster as well as a broad-spectrum antiviral, it was originally seen to offer a broad-spectrum defense to fight the SARS coronavirus in the repercussions of the SARS epidemic in 2003,14,15,16 and signs suggest it might be valuable for the deterrence and treatment to cure SARS-CoV-2 also.

Vitamin B: B vitamins may perhaps likewise influence numerous CORONA VIRUS-specific infection processes, to include virus replication and assault, cytokine storm initiation, adaptive immunity, plus hypercoagulability.

Vitamin E: This vitamin neutralizes free radicals by acting like an antioxidant. Foods loaded with vitamin E consist of seeds and nuts, along with vegetable oils, plus avocadoes. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant inside the human body. It facilitates the immune system in fighting an infection. Plus, it makes the blood vessels wider, which makes it harder to develop clots.

Selenized-yeast: Supplementing with selenized-yeast changes pre-serum amyloid P factors as well as alpha-1-antitrypsin in healthy folks. Thirteen varied expressed proteins got categorized involving pre-serum amyloid P element (PSAPC) and alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT). Those proteins got studied deeper via a 2D-western blot analysis. The PSAPC protein concentration was enhanced, and the AAT protein expression got lowered in the serum of people who took selenized-yeast for 9 months when they were compared to a placebo group.

MSN and Boswellia: Administered selectively to reduce inflammation caused by Covid.

Note: No vitamins or supplements are known to be one hundred percent effective for Covid-19, or any other kind of CORONAVIRUS.

However, Certain vitamins could help the immune system get strong plus help it fight viruses.

As the next step we recommend you call and make an appointment with our physicians to see how we can help you by calling (212) 794-8800.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What are the Indicators of Corona Virus?

CORONA VIRUS affects each person differently. Affected individuals have reported having many varied symptoms from a mild version to being hospitalized.

Indicators may begin 2 to 14 days after someone gets an exposure to this virus. Folks with these indicators could have CORONA VIRUS:

  • Chills or fever
  • Cough
  • Breathing problems
  • Lethargy
  • Muscle aches or bodily pains
  • Headache
  • New-found loss of taste or smell
  • Throat is sore
  • Runny nose or congestion
  • Nausea or retching
  • Diarrhea

Watch for emergency warning indications for CORONA VIRUS. If anyone has one or more of the following indicators, get emergency medical help right away:

  • Troubles breathing
  • Incessant pain or pressure in their chest
  • Fresh confusion
  • Failure to wake up or remain awake
  • Blue colored lips or face

Why does Corona Virus get spread so rapidly in the United States?

Shortage of a unique human protein, that’s more commonplace in European nations and the US than in Asia nations, may well explain the phenomenon of Covid not circulating as rapidly in Asian nations. A panel of National Institute of Biomedical Genomics in Kalyani, West Bengal, have unearthed a biological justification for the slower propagated incidents of a variant of coronavirus in Asia in comparison to inside the West. More widespread levels of a kind of human protein called neutrophil elastase aids the virus in getting inside the human cell, proliferate, and additionally spread quicker from infected people.

Though, this protein is kept at bay by the biological system, and it grows another protein known as alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT). Lack of AAT causes higher concentrations of neutrophil elastase in human cells, which then help in spreading the virus faster. This flaw is proven to be a lot higher in Europe along with in America than amongst Asians. This study was published in the medical journal, Infection, Genetics, and Evolution.

2. What causes Corona Virus?

One huge reason people get Corona Virus is you may have low ATT levels in your blood.

AAT is a sort of protein dubbed a protease inhibitor. AAT is produced in the liver its job is to protect the liver and lungs. Lack of AAT demonstrates there’s not an adequate amount of the protein in the human body. It happens due to a genetic defect. The situation is most found with Europeans and North Americans who are of European descent. Grown-ups with a terrible AAT deficiency (AATD) will cultivate emphysema, frequently before they turn 40. Smoking might boost the risk of getting emphysema.

Lack of Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is a situation in where the body makes insufficient AAT, a protein which keeps the liver and lungs from harm. The situation can cause COPD or liver disease, otherwise called cirrhosis.

Patients having AATD have a greater occurrence of hypertension, as well as suffer from chronic kidney disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and catch diabetes more often than the typical population.

These illnesses are not only just independently connected with heightened occurrence of CORONA VIRUS but similarly related with a poor prognosis for patients with Covid. We recommend people having AATD are more likely to get CORONA VIRUS. First, patients having AATD who don’t have an adequate amount of functioning α1-antitrypsin, TMPRSS2 would get activated more effortlessly, permitting SARS-CoV-2 entry into the cells. Second, α1-antitrypsin has an inhibitory effect on thrombin and plasmin, thus AATD can be correlated with an improved risk of developing a coagulation disorder.

Patients having AATD along with their immediate family ought to be cognizant of the greater risk getting infected by SARS-CoV-2 and the likelihood of a worse clinical outcome if they get infected than the common population. Clinicians must pay exceptional attention to people with AATD along with their immediate family if they end up with CORONA VIRUS. Concentrations of plasma α1-antitrypsin ought to be calculated for those patients. For people taking augmentation therapy at the standard dosages (i.e., 60 mg/kg every week), clinicians ought to plan to maintain infusions if people become severely ill. Such people might need admission to a hospital to resume infusions from a health-care provider with proper personal protective equipment.

Because AATD exemplifies a substantial population in nations with more cases of CORONA VIRUS and high-level mortality linked with the infection, these measures for people with AATD could support reducing CORONA Virus-related sickness and deaths. Since the CORONA VIRUS pandemic persists, tactics are necessary to tackle the risks for those with AATD as a subject of great urgency.

There are 2 kinds of testing for AAT:

A blood test: An A1AT test is done at a laboratory to gauge the quantity of AAT in the blood. This test is similarly done to look for abnormal types of AAT.

Cheek swab test: A mild cheek swab requiring just moments to gather can equal an apt sample. It tests for the 14 mutations most prevalent correlated with alpha 1, comprising the S, Z, F, and I alleles, along with rare and null alleles.

3. Will the Corona Virus vaccines help?

CORONA VIRUS vaccines help the body create immunity to the virus causing CORONA VIRUS without a person needing to have Covid. Different vaccine types fight the virus differently to protect you, but as with every vaccine type, the body holds onto a supply of “memory” T-lymphocytes plus B-lymphocytes that then recall ways to fight the virus later.

It usually takes several weeks for the body to create T-lymphocytes as well as B-lymphocytes after vaccination occurs. Consequently, it is conceivable someone could be contaminated with the virus causing CORONA VIRUS just prior to or just following vaccination and afterward get sick as the vaccine didn’t have adequate time to offer protection.

Occasionally after a vaccination, the method of constructing immunity can instigate symptoms, such as a fever. Those indicators are standard and are a signal the person is creating immunity.

4. Who is at top risk of getting Corona Virus?

Folks of all years can get infected by the brand-new coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Older folks, and folks with a pre-existing medical condition (such as diabetes, asthma, heart illness) seem to be more susceptible to getting brutally ill with this virus.

WHO instructs folks of all ages to protect themselves from this virus, such as having good hand and respiratory hygiene?

Caucasians are more apt to get infected with Corona Virus then black people or Asians due to less AAT in their bodies.

5. Does anyone get reinfected with the CORONA VIRUS?

Instances of reinfection of CORONA VIRUS have gotten reported however not often. Normally, reinfection means someone got infected one time, recuperated, and then later was infected by a mutation again. Centered on things we know from parallel viruses; a few reinfections will happen. Feb 2, 2021

6. Do vaccines help prevent infections from Corona Virus mutants?

The buoyant mood about CORONA VIRUS vaccine rollouts are overshadowed by brand-new modifications of the virus, which may possibly lower the effectiveness of vaccines or dodge them totally. Already, the latest trial findings from Johnson & Johnson and Novavax indicate that a variation that first surfaced in South Africa (B.1.351) and perhaps a variant detected in Brazil (P.1) are in part escaping the safety offered by their vaccines. 

Still, the task presented by fresh variants was underlined by an announcement saying similar laboratory studies observed the AstraZeneca vaccine gave minimal protection compared to mild and modest CORONA VIRUS upon getting infection with the B.1.351 variation, far less often than the protection it offers against the initial SARS-CoV-2 strain. The Financial Times stated it saw trial conclusions that supported this discovery, although the vaccine’s efficacy against serious disease has not so far been revealed. South Africa paused their rollout of the vaccine in the wake of the revelation. Sarah Gilbert from the University of Oxford reveals in a press release that attempts to create a new group of the vaccines are currently happening.
It is going to be tough to find out from the serum samples if or once a mutant version has evaded a vaccine, partially since researchers do not understand where to stop between an immune response that protects against SARS-CoV-2 and one which cannot. “We don’t understand for certain what immune responses or which antibody titers are genuinely vital for clinical vaccine defense in people,” says Barouch. Whenever he and his associates shifted convalescent serum to macaques and confronted them with SARS-CoV-2, they noticed that comparatively low antibody levels sheltered the primates, but merely if the serum included adequate concentrations of CD8+ killer T cells.

The association of the T cells, which eradicate cells contaminated with the virus, confuses the picture. Obtaining more CD8+ T cells is related to milder CORONA VIRUS. Thus far, from his computations, Sette says the T cells fueled by vaccines or an infection to an early online of SARS-CoV-2 should essentially recognize these new variations. He researched T cell responses in CORONA VIRUS and observed an average individual's T cells distinguish numerous parts of SARS-CoV-2—“at minimum 15 to 20 separate pieces,” he says, involving the spike and quite a few other kinds of proteins.  For that justification, he determines, “it is extremely doubtful the virus might mutate to evade T cell recognition.”
Certain vaccines are believed to provoke a tougher T cell response than some others do. Vector-based as well as mRNA vaccines, for illustration, mirror a natural infection with SARS-CoV-2, creating the spike protein inside the cells—a progression believed to powerfully trigger killer T cells, says Barouch, while “protein-based along with deactivated-virus vaccines normally don’t increase a robust CD8 T cell response.” Chemical adjuvants applied in protein along with deactivated-virus vaccines may encourage killer T cells, says Sette, and there have been no side-by-side assessments of T cell and antibodies hasn’t been performed yet in between vaccines.

“There might be variations amongst [vaccine] platforms regarding different types of immune responses, or differing levels of T cell responses,” states Barouch. “That may well be the reason a few platforms could be better than the rest for confronting variants. Although that is hypothetical, and we do not know this yet.” 

7. In what way can I avoid being harmed by Corona Virus mutations?

You may be able to improve your immune system so it can battle CORONA VIRUS via vitamins and minerals that help your immune system. These might be wonderful for prior to or after you get the CORONA VIRUS vaccine.

A healthful way of life is additionally vital to lowering your probability of developing CORONA VIRUS or creating life-threatening complications if it happens. Eat foods that are organic, clean and healthy. Stay away from all the processed foods, as they are laden with detrimental omega-6 linoleic acid which ruins mitochondrial function. Likewise contemplate nutritional ketosis and time-confined dining, both that help you one improves their metabolic machinery as well as their mitochondrial function.

 

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