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High dosage vitamin c in allergy

Conclusions

As a result of these studies several broad conclusions can be arrived at.

First, vitamin C plays a valuable role in the treatment of nasal allergy, but is useful fundamentally in large doses ranging from a minimum of 250 mg. daily with an optimum dosage of 750 mg. daily.

Second, that vitamin C is useful in allergy either by oral therapy or by injection.

Third, the results of the administration of vitamin C are in general advantageous to allergic patients with or without desensitization.

Fourth, in some cases vitamin C therapy alone proved superior to pollen desensitization in previous years.

Fifth, allergic disturbances are related to nutritional deficiencies, primarily that of ascorbic acid.

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Ruskin, S.L. High dosage vitamin c in allergy. Jour. D. D. 12, 281–313 (1945). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02998596

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Keywords

  • Food Allergy
  • Nasal Mucosa
  • Pollen Count
  • Inferior Turbinate
  • Asthmatic Attack