Intravenous Vitamin C can boost your immune system and can assist in High dose Vitamin C is available now at IVFusionMD in Kirkland, Bellevue, and Auburn, Washington. Practice founders Robert Bowers, MD, and Mark Tseng, MD, are board-certified physicians providing high-quality on-demand IV infusion services from their three modern practice locations. Call IVFusionMD today to find out more or use the online facility to schedule your consultation.
High Dose Vitamin has been shown to be beneficial to certain diseases however oral administration of high doses can usually irritate the gastrointestinal tract. Also high doses of orally administered Vitamin C are not absorbed into the body at nearly the same doses compared to intravenous administration.
Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is so vital in our bodies and plays so many important roles. Without it we develop a condition called scurvy.
Vitamin C, and two amino acids proline and lysine are required for collagen production.Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body and gives it structural support.
Vitamin C plays a role in the management of cholesterol.
Vitamin C is an essential cofactor in making carnitine which acts as a shuttle for fats into the mitochondria.
Vitamin C can also help with recovering from a viral infection, a bacterial infection, or an histamine overload.
Vitamin C may also be helpful as an adjunct to cancer treatment.
Vitamin C is a very potent antioxidant which protects cells and DNA from free radicals and reactive oxygen species ( ROS). The imbalance of ROS vs antioxidants is when our bodies experience oxidative stress. This can occur during chronic illness, inflammation and infections.
Vitamin C may also be an helpful adjunct to anti-cancer treatments:
Studies have shown that Vitamin C can inhibit angiogenesis of tumors. Angiogenesis is the growth of new blood vessels.
Vitamin C has been shown to lower inflammation marker CRP as well as inflammatory cytokines IL-1α, IFN-γ, IL-8, IL-2, TNF-α and eotaxin.
Vitamin C breaks down to produce hydrogen peroxide which can attack tumor cells since they cannot uptake it as well as normal cells.
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