The study revealed that both saline and ORS are effective in the short term treatment of OI. However, the ORS, with it's combination of sugars, potassium and sodium, was proven to be even more effective than the saline. While simple sodium can help raise blood volume, ORS still seems to be the better option, according to this study. Better yet, ORS is readily available, as well as affordable and it doesn't require a visit to an infusion center or the use of ports and is obviously much less invasive, providing fewer risks than any venipuncture.
Our new Take Five series provides a laugh break from all of life's woes. In our first, we share five takes on the idea of a remake of the cult classic, "The Princess Bride."
Through D's management and distribution of Calcium, it is crucial to maintaining healthy bones. In fact, both rickets and osteoporosis are linked to Vitamin D deficiencies.
I’ve suffered from chronic pain and illness for most of my life, but never to this extent. As I have gotten older, particularly over the last five years, fatigue, pain, and feeling lightheaded almost to the point of blacking out have made for the most oppressive of companions. Now, all of that may finally becoming to a head. Currently I’m on medical leave of absence from my job.
With fall comes the onset of the flu and cold season, making it the perfect time to learn about the immune boosting properties of Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid. Find out the many other ways it can help, from fighting infections to managing MCAS and autoimmune disorders.