Medical History Mysteries: Supplements to reduce COVID-19 symptoms: Fact or fiction?
If vitamin C, zinc, and other supplements relieve symptoms of the common cold, are they also effective in mitigating coronavirus symptoms?
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.