TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa lab is offering a way to test if someone’s immune system would hold up well against complications from COVID-19.
Any Lab Test Now near 41st and Peoria offers a $299 micronutrient panel that checks the body’s ability to absorb 33 different vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Vitamin A works in one’s gut to fight off germs and bacteria.
If someone is deficient in Vitamin B, they might lack red blood cells to fight infection. A study shows Vitamin B could lessen coronavirus symptoms.
The body needs Vitamin C for tissue repair and it lessens the chances of catching a cold.
Vitamin D is critical for immune function and almost half of Americans are thought to be deficient in it.
Tom Powers, the owner of Any Lab Test Now, says once someone knows what they’re missing they can talk to their doctor or a registered dietitian.
Powers says boosting one’s immune system could be as simple as making a few changes to their diet.
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