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Dr. Carter on Supplements

Here is a link to Michael Carter, MD on supplements for "the" Virus:


Dr. Carter provides his preferred supplement protocols to support a variety of health issues:


Dr. Carter’s Supplement Regimen

I recently posted a video on our Health Revival Partners website about supplements to strengthen your immune system to help fight off Covid-19. I do follow my own advice, so I thought it would be helpful to post the supplements I currently take. Here is a detailed list of my supplement regimen including dosage and manufacturer. Each supplement helps our bodies in multiple ways and attacks the virus from different angles.

To fight Covid-19, our bodies need to be able to inhibit the virus’s ability to attach itself to ACE2 receptors which are the entry points into cells. Our immune systems also need to be strong enough to prevent the virus from replicating by either killing it or minimizing its multiplication. To be able to do these important jobs, our cells should be functioning at optimal levels before they are attacked by a virus. You can ensure your immune system is as strong as possible by taking supplements targeted to improve your immune system and to address any existing health conditions.

The best approach is to work with a Functional Medicine Physician to develop a customized supplement plan based on your own body’s biochemical status and needs. Feel free to reach out to me for an individual consultation. Links are provided below if you would like to order any of these supplements.

Foundation Supplements:

Men’s 50+ One Daily Multivitamin, 1 tablet daily, by Innate Response – This is a high-quality food-based multivitamin that includes vitamin B for energy and nervous system health, Vitamins C, D, E, and many others to provide a baseline of immune function.

Cod Liver Oil, 5 ml daily, by Carlson Labs – Cod liver oil includes omega-3s, vitamins A and D, and EPA and DHA which support immune, heart, brain, vision, and joint health.

Immune Support:

Liquid Vitamin D3 with K2, 3-10 drops daily, by Ortho Molecular Products – Having an optimal level of D3 is critical for immune health and one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself from severe infections. Most people are deficient in Vitamin D and cannot get enough sun exposure throughout the year to ensure an optimal level. It is important to have your Vitamin D level tested to determine the dosage you should be taking. D3 and K2 work together to improve immune health, bone strength and cardiovascular health.

Selenium, 200 mcg daily, by Innate Response – Selenium has antioxidant properties which help protect cells from damage and play an important role in metabolism. It is also important for thyroid health.

Zinc, 1 tablet daily, by Mega Food – Zinc supports over 100 different enzyme functions in the body. It promotes immune health by stopping replication of viruses. It also helps healthy tissue development and wound recovery.

Vitamin A, 1 softgel daily, by Douglas Labs – Vitamin A in the form of Vitamin A palmitate is easily absorbed by the body. Vitamin A is essential for vision, growth, reproduction, and cell division and the overall health of the immune system. Vitamin A deficiency causes the immune function to be impaired which puts the body at increased risk for infections.

Stamets 7, 2 capsules daily, by Host Defense – This supplement is a blend of seven mushroom species to support immune health. It promotes respiratory, digestive, circulatory, cellular, and lymphatic functions, enhances blood sugar modulation, and helps the body adapt to stress.

Biocidin Advanced Formula Throat Spray, 1-3 sprays as needed, by Biocidin – This spray provides relief to irritated throats and protects the nasal/pharynx region from infection.

Liposomal Vitamin C, 1,000 mg daily, by Quicksilver Scientific – Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. It is critical to immune function and is an essential cofactor in many enzymatic reactions in the body.

Optimized Quercetin, 2 capsules twice a day, by Life Extension – Quercetin blocks inflammation-causing substances, promotes a healthy cardiovascular system by preserving endothelial integrity, and supports healthy blood glucose levels. It also enhances immune system health by allowing zinc to enter the immune cells.

Liposomal Curcumin, 250 mg daily, by NuMedica – Curcumin is an active compound in turmeric. It helps to fight inflammation and keep blood sugar levels steady.

Green Tea Extract, 1-4 capsules daily, by Pure Encapsulations – Green tea extract provides antioxidant support for all cells in the body. This formulation has a concentrated amount of catechins which are powerful antioxidant compounds.

Resveratrol, 1-5 capsules daily, by Pure Encapsulations - Low amounts of resveratrol are found in some foods such as red wine, red grapes, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and peanuts. Resveratrol helps to regulate the cellular life span and improve insulin sensitivity.

Cardiovascular Support:

Serratia, 2 capsules 1-3 times a day, by Arthur Andrew Medical – Serratia supports normal blood clotting and allows for more natural blood flow throughout the body.