We are currently open and offering telemedicine to our patients, both by phone and video, in order to keep our patients and staff healthy. As a thought leader who has lectured and trained physicians around the world on novel treatments for complex issues – including immune hyperactivation and inflammation – Dr. Levinson has implemented and maintained dynamic, individualized treatment plans for patients via telemedicine and has done so for more than two decades.
In addition to offering in-depth COVID-19 specific care — including guidance on testing and treatment — we are here to maintain regular patient care as well as uninterrupted treatment of issues unrelated to COVID-19, including prescription refills, supplement regimes, and moving current treatment plans forward.
Dr. Levinson is still offering some in-office treatments (IV infusions and ozone antiviral therapies) at his clinical discretion. Since patients with coronavirus are highly infectious even when they do not present any symptoms, we have built a special room in the clinic with its own entrance to allow patients to come for IV treatments and blood testing (including COVID-19). Inside the room there is a a clear partition with a small “porthole” that gives us access to your arm with a protective barrier between you and our nurse. This allows us to gracefully treat you while limiting contact and risk.
Dr. Levinson is treating infected patients with a combination of pharmaceuticals, a specific supplement regime and oxygen / ozone therapy. The theoretical implications of ozone therapy in COVID-19 patients is discussed further in the Journal of Infectious Disease & Epidemiology, but we have successfully used ozone therapy in the clinic to treat serious viral illnesses.
In the treatment of COVID-19, there are two key components to consider when addressing treatment: halting the progression of the novel virus inside the patient and the resulting destructive inflammatory cascade it causes by killing so many infected lung cells. When considering treatment, both factors must be addressed in order to prevent lung failure and the need for critical care and hospitalization.
One of the most devastating effects of COVID-19 is what’s known as the cytokine storm, a massive production of proinflammatory peptides that are part of the body’s defense mechanism. In this case, the influx of protective peptides can devastate the body’s reactions, creating further damage to the lungs.
Please note that Dr. Levinson is managing his patients on a case by case basis, individualizing their specific treatment and care.
In addition to sheltering in place, your best chance for fighting COVID-19 is to boost your immune system while also avoiding stress as much as possible. Additionally, eat and sleep well, stay hydrated, stretch, exercise, and connect with your friends and loved ones. While daily exercise and meditation are proven interventions, try to avoid using devices a few hours before bed. This has been proven to improve the quality of your sleep which is known to have profound physiological and psychological benefits.
To boost your immune system, we recommend the following supplements — all of which Dr. Levinson is himself taking — they are available individually or at a discounted bundle rate:
Zinc & Trace Minerals
Evidence suggests that increased zinc in the oropharynx limits viral replication, though it is not known what it does for COVID-19. We suggest a zinc lozenge three times per day, especially when circulating outside. Lozenges are available as part of the Viral Prep Kit.
MinerAll offers zinc plus other trace minerals to support the immune system and metabolism. Take 1 capsule daily.
Increases Natural Killer Cell function, a vital part your immune defense. It comes from the bark of the Western Larch Tree. Take 1-2 teaspoons daily.
Methylation & Metabolic Balance
Maintaining healthy methylation pathways benefits immunity, detoxification, and mitochondrial efficiency, all critical functions for general health. Take 2 to 4 capsules daily.
Viral Prep Kit
Bundled for ease, this combination of supplements is ideal for immune boosting. Supplements include: Arabinogalactan (boost NK cell immune function), Resverapure (Quercitin & Resveratrol combo to lower inflammation and antiviral activity), Vitamin A caps / K2D3 (antiviral and immune boosting), MethylAid (improves immune and metabolic function), MinerAll and Zinc Lozenges (Zinc in two forms and trace elements).
Regularly $260 and currently discounted to $225 during this time of need
Anxiety, mood changes, and sleep difficulties can have a dramatically adverse effect on your health and well-being. While these are common reactions to stress, they affect your immune and glandular function. Today, a compromised system can have life-threatening consequences.
We recommend consulting with the doctor but if you are unable to, the following interventions can help those with mild symptoms.
Serotonin is key to regulating mood and a sense of well-being, this neurotransmitter can be modulated by amino acids and natural compounds. 5-hydroxytryptophan is the final precursor in the pathway to make serotonin.
Inositol is a carbohydrate that has been shown to improve mood, regulate anxiety and decrease panic attacks. It regulates serotonin and comes in a powdered form and dissolves in most liquids
Melatonin is made from serotonin in the pineal gland, it helps regulate sleep. If getting to sleep or the quality of your sleep is still a problem, we recommend supplementing with ½ to 1 ml of liposomal melatonin.
Pharmacologic cannabis has significant antiviral, pain relieving and mood enhancing properties. Dr Levinson, a licensed prescriber of medical marijuana, has been studying cannabinoids for more than two decades. CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, can also be profoundly effective especially when combined with natural terpenes. We are well stocked with Dr. Levinson’s CBD formulations created to address dysphoria, anxiety and insomnia. To order our CBD products please contact the clinic.