the vitamin myths - chapter 78632
Berna.Egen at t-online.de
Thu Mar 5 15:01:59 EST 1998
if VitC is that effective in preventing 'any undesired systemic or
autoimmune response' - which I do not believe without further evidence - I
would be afraid that it is also hindering the desired immune response (the
vaccination itself) ??
"Ralph L. Samson" <73071.20 at COMPUSERVE.COM> schrieb in Nachricht
<199803051204_MC2-35A8-B21A at compuserve.com>...
>Immuno bionet readers,
> My personal experience and a number of readings indicate that when
>A reasonable level of Vitamin C is circulating in plasma, responses to
>insect bites are localized and not systemic. This requires that the
>C be ingested at least a few hours before, but not too long before, since
>it disappears from plasma in less than 12 hours. Vaccination with a needle
>is very much like an insect bite. Vitamin C in plasma should prevent any
>undesired systemic or autoimmune response.
> Since a 500 mg tablet costs around 2 cents, it is beyond my
>comprehension why it is not routinely given, or taken, prior to a
>vaccination. If it saves thousands of dollars in medical costs and
>prevents so much possible grief and pain, 2 cents is a small price
>Regards, Ralph L. Samson
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