Episode 48

COVID-19 Update: New Mechanisms and Potential Therapies with Dr Scott Antoine


April 21st, 2020

57 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

Dr. Scott Antoine’s résumé includes 24 years practicing as an Emergency Medicine Physician and six years practicing Functional Medicine. As you can appreciate, he has a wealth of knowledge and practice under his belt, and is well placed to provide an update on Coronavirus pathophysiology and the role of potential therapies in preventing and managing the condition.

*Key Highlights *

• How Antoine found his way from ER to Functional Medicine (1:45)
• The difficulty with examining the prevalence of Coronavirus (7:20)
• Pathophysiology update (14:30)
• Navigating therapies for Coronavirus (25:20)
• The potential of Methylene blue (29:35)
• The cytokine storm (35:50)
• What can we do to prevent and manage Coronavirus? (41:20)
• Special mention to quercetin (49:30)
• Stress-related considerations (53:30)

*Useful links and resources: *
Link to Dr. Scott Antoine’s clinic: www.vinehealthcare.com
Link to Antoine’s research – ‘A Literature Review Supporting the Addition of Intravenous Methylene Blue, High-dose Intravenous Vitamin C, Intravenous Glutathione, and Nutraceuticals, to Standard Care for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients’ https://www.vinehealthcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID-19-Novel-Therapeutics-A-Comprehensive-Review-of-the-Literature.pdf
Link to article - ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19), First Indication of Efficacy of Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in SARS-CoV-2 Infections’ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7146686/
Link to article – ‘A cohort of cancer patients with no reported cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection: the possible preventive role of Methylene Blue’ https://riviste.fupress.net/index.php/subs/article/view/888
Link to article – ‘Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths’ https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/12/4/988
Link to article – ‘A new clinical trial to test high-dose vitamin C in patients with COVID-19’ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7137406/