Treatment with Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid tablets). Allows faster recovery for 20% of the patients, according to the only study conducted with 140 adults with Pneumonia. More research is needed. Seems safe.
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Only one research was done, showing faster recovery in 1 in 5 patients. Although more research is needed, since side effects seem negligible, this treatment combined with traditional treatment seems reasonable.
Any excess of Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is evacuated from our body through the urine. This makes vitamin C pretty safe even in high dosages.
Ascorbic Acid tablets
Adults with Pneumonia, 16 to 65 years old
Daily dosage of 250-1,600 mg
Treatment of Pneumonia symptoms and complications
Treatments leads to faster recovery (within 16 days or less) for 1 in 5 patients with Pneumonia, according to a single study conducted with 140 adults
Up to 2 grams of Vitamin C per day seems safe for adults and has no side effects. Doctor consultation is needed for diabetic adults or when in taking iron.
Pneumonia (usually Streptococcal pneumonia lung infection and symptoms)
Symptoms and signs:
Chest pain, shaking chills, cough, excessive sweating, fatigue, fever, headache, loss of appetite, low energy and shortness of breath.
Bacteria in the bloodstream (bacteremia), lung abscess, fluid accumulation around the lungs (pleural effusion) and infection of such fluid (empyema), death
Vitamin C (supplement)
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