Sonoran University alumna and current second-year resident Hannah Schroeder, ND, contributed to an article from HuffPost discussing the potential benefits of taking vitamin supplements, specifically Vitamin C and Vitamin D, to help reduce the severity of COVID-19 symptoms.
“The majority of evidence so far seems to suggest that vitamin D itself is not preventative or protective against COVID, but that it can help reduce severity of symptoms,” Schroeder said.
For further reading, visit Does Taking Vitamins Help When You Have COVID? from HuffPost.
Remember that it is best to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement regimen. Always note that these vitamins should be taken in addition to following other recommended precautions, such as wearing a mask and practicing social distancing.
Hannah Schroeder is a second-year general medicine resident physician at the Sonoran University Medical Center who has completed a 96 hour of Introductory Herbalist Apprenticeship and a 36 hour Herbalism in Women’s Wellness course. She prioritizes integrative, evidence-based medicine and utilizes a variety of therapies and modalities including nutrition, botanicals, nutriceuticals, IV injection therapy, acupuncture and more to offer individualized care. She contributes to clinical practice classes at the SUHS College of Naturopathic Medicine and is passionate about furthering the growth of Naturopathic Medicine by teaching clinical reasoning and clinical skills to future Naturopathic Doctors.