French National Academy recommended 100,000 IU of Vitamin D to elderly to fight COVID-19 - May 2020

Press release from the National Academy of Medicine: Vitamin D and Covid-19

"recommends the rapid serum vitamin D (i.e. 25 OHD) testing in people over 60 years of age with Covid-19, and a loading dose of 50,000 to 100,000 IU in case of deficiency, which could help limit respiratory complications;

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  1. Should not wait days for results of a Vitamin D test if already infected, just supplement
    • Can speedup the restoration of the Vitamin D and immune system by taking Vitamin D in the form of nanoemulsion topically or mucosal - eliminating the delay by the liver and kidneys
  2. Everyone should have the dose, not just the elderly
  3. Obese will usually need a 2X larger dose
  4. Monthly (or bi-weekly) dosing is great for prevention

66% of the Vitamin D COVID-19 RCTs use at least 100,000 IU in the first week


Many clinical trials are underway which are testing Vitamin D to fight COVID-19


COVID-19 treated by Vitamin D - studies, reports, videos

As of April 29, 2022, the VitaminDWiki COVID page had:  19 trial results,   37 meta-analyses and reviews,   Mortality studies   see related:   Governments,   HealthProblems,   Hospitals,  Dark Skins,   26 risk factors are ALL associated with low Vit D,   Fight COVID-19 with 50K Vit D weekly   Vaccines   Take lots of Vitamin D at first signs of COVID   126 COVID Clinical Trials using Vitamin D (March 2023)   Cost to prevent a COVID death: 11 dollars of Vitamin D - Nov 2022
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Loading Dose of Vitamin D category has the following

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Better than Daily 1: Fewer chances to forget, 2) Gets past receptor barrier
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It appears that over 1 million Vitamin D loading doses have been taken
Doses ranged from 100,000 to 600,000 IU over a period of a day to a month
No reports of serious adverse reactions
Many studies report on the benefits resulting from loading doses

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