Sepsis is the number one cause of death in hospitals, yet it seems to be unavoidable. Yet, some doctors believe that sepsis may be a form of Vitamin D deficiency related to scurvy. Ongoing studies have shown that treating patients with Vitamin C before surgery decreases the rate of sepsis from 19% to only 4%. While the relation between sepsis and scurvy is highly debated in the medical field, this new discovery may end up saving thousands of lives in the future.
- In hospitals, sepsis is the top cause of death, with a mortality rate of nearly 60%.
- While highly debated, some doctors believe sepsis is actually an acute type of Vitamin C deficiency, also known as scurvy.
- Understanding the link between sepsis and scurvy may save thousands of lives in the future.
“Dr. Marik reports that his protocol actually improved the patients’ kidney function – clearly disproving the myth that vitamin C is toxic to the kidneys.”