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Dr. Ziya shares thoughts and words of wisdom about functional medicine and physical fitness; how it works for pain and sports injury management, as well as living a longer healthier life!

Dr. Sandy Ziya of Meridians and Marathons

Guidance during COVID-19

In my practice, I prescribe botanicals, nutraceuticals and supplements. However, due to the nature of the SARS cov-2 virus, for now, hold off on supplementing with vitamins A and D beyond 1000 IU’s and with the propolis bee spray and royal jelly. These have a modulatory effect by their nature in human biochemistry – meaning they can up-regulate or down-regulate a function based on what is needed. The effect of the virus on these vitamins is they can actually turn inflammation on to a level the body cannot manage effectively. You may continue to eat foods that have these vitamins in them.