You’ve probably heard talk about taking high doses of supplements to reduce the symptoms of COVID-19. Is this actually effective? If so, which supplements are beneficial, and does dosage matter? Do the supplements themselves cause side effects? If you have an autoimmune disease, do recommendations differ?
In this week’s episode of Medical History Mysteries, Drs. Tom Viola and Pamela Maragliano-Muniz look at several studies about vitamin C, zinc, and other supplements regarding their efficacy in mitigating COVID-19 risks.
Watch the video at this link.
Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of DentistryIQ and editorial codirector of Through the Loupes. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].