Gene D - Vitamin D Superdose | 5000 IU 90 count
- Supports Bone Strength and Dental Health*
- Supports Modulation of Immune Function*
- Supports Healthy Cell Differentiation*
- Supports Neurologic and Cognitive Health*
- Supports Musculoskeletal Comfort*
- Supports Cardiovascular Health and Healthy Blood Sugar Metabolism*
- Supports Vitamin D Repletion in Cases of Dietary Deficiency, Limited Sunlight Exposure, or Use of Depleting Therapies*
Vitamin D and Immune Function
Vitamin D appears to work to support all 3 of the key goals discussed that are necessary to fight coronaviruses – perhaps making it the perfect safe, preventative supplement to support your immune system.
Vitamin D can reduce the risk of viral infections in several ways:
- By maintaining tight junctions to reduce viruses entering the cell
- By killing the enveloped viruses so they cannot replicate by upregulating one of our primary viral response mechanisms, a valuable peptide our body makes called LL-37
- By reducing the production of proinflammatory cytokines to avoid the deadly cytokine storm
Observational and supplementation trials have reported higher Vitamin D concentrations associated with reduced risk of dengue, hepatitis, herpesvirus, hepatitis B and C viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, influenza, respiratory syncytial virus infections, and pneumonia. The results of a recent community field trial reported that Vitamin D concentrations above 50 ng/ml were associated with marked reduction in influenza-like illnesses. The study hypothesized that raising serum D concentrations through vitamin D supplementation could significantly reduce the incidence, severity, and risk of death from influenza, pneumonia, and the deadly coronaviruses. We know that there is no reported toxicity of vitamin D at doses of 10,000iu or less daily. We want everybody to be certain they have high enough serum levels!
In addition, there are almost 3000 binding sites for the vitamin D receptor along the length of the genome. These are unusually concentrated near a number of genes associated with susceptibility to autoimmune conditions such as MS, Crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus (or 'lupus') and rheumatoid arthritis, and to several different cancers. Gene-D has a significant positive effect on 229 different genes.
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings Per Container: 90 Softgels
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Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol)
Does Not Contain:
Ramagopalan SV, Heger A, Berlanga AJ, Maugeri NJ, Lincoln MR, Burrell A, Handunnetthi L, Handel AE, Disanto G, Orton S, Watson CT, Morahan JM, Giovannoni G, Ponting CP, Ebers GC, Knight JC. A ChIP-seq-defined genome-wide map of vitamin D receptor binding: Associations with disease and evolution. DOI: Genome Research, 2010