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Extraordinary Times Blog Series: Every Post So Far

June 3, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you and your loved ones during this challenging time. These times have been substantially complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, you’ll find a list of the blogs we’ve posted up to this point in response to the current situation. This list will be updated regularly as more blogs are posted.

Coping During COVID-19: Managing your stress and mental health is just as important as your physical health, as they are intimately connected. Our Marcus physicians share some strategies on how to best strengthen your mind and body during the COVID-19 crisis.

Vitamin C: An Essential Immunity Nutrient: Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for humans, needed for a vast array of bodily functions, such as proper wound healing. In this post, Marcus physicians share some dietary sources of Vitamin C and recommended intake amounts.

Vitamin D and the Immune System: Vitamin D plays a vital role in the function of the immune system. In this post, Marcus physicians share some sources of vitamin D as well as research on the relationship between vitamin D and the risk of respiratory infections.

Marcus Institute Begins Study with Vitamin C to Treat COVID-19: The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health in collaboration with Jefferson’s Division of Infectious Diseases, just started a study on the effectiveness of high dose infusions of Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, in recently hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

Tips for Restful Sleep: Sleep is an important modulator of the immune system and also helps to maintain our bodies' homeostasis. We've made a list of tips to help you rest easy and wake up feeling refreshed.

As always, we encourage everyone to regularly review the latest CDC guidelines as well as Jefferson’s resource page

Please contact us for more information and resources on integrative care. We are here for you and we are committed to your health and well-being.