Abstract: Objective - To review the leading relevant research regarding vitamin D’s role in prevention of COVID-19 infection, progression and severity and innate immune function.
Discussion - The chiropractor’s perspective is upheld that vitamin D supplementation may assist with the body’s immune function and anti-viral capacity. It is acknowledged that the formal scientific literature is incomplete but growing rapidly and that it is favourable to the idea. In clinical terms, there is no harm and possibly great benefit for guiding patients to consider vitamin D supplementation in the endemic coronavirus era.
Conclusion - Chiropractors should consider the benefits of vitamin D supplementation in these days of virulent respiratory infection. There is a very little risk of any adverse events related to such a recommendation.
Author keywords: Chiropractic - Immunity - COVID - Vitamin D - Applied kinesiology - Nutritional diagnosis.
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