Doctor Discovers A Treatment For Sepsis; Vitamin C, Hydrocortisone And Thiamine Key Components?
A possible cure for sepsis has recently been discovered by a critical care doctor. This possible discovery can help save lives.
According to a report, Dr. Paul Marik, a critical care doctor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) may have possibly found the cure for sepsis. Marik discovered the cure accidentally when he was treating a critically ill patient in intensive care.
He shared that he had to think out of the box since the patient was at a critical stage. Marik tried to give the patient a shot of Vitamin C and hydrocortisone. He also did not expect much from the patient the following day. However, he was in awe when he found the patient to be well.
Marik also added a third element to the treatment. Thiamine has been the third ingredient added to the IV treatment for patients with sepsis. They already have tried the same treatment on 150 patients and found the same results.
In the meantime, Marik admits that there will be more studies needed for the findings but as of this time, this has been the standard treatment for patients with sepsis at the EVMS. There have been several patients with the illness that have been well to recovery after given the shots. Sepsis is a common infection that can travel into the blood and kill a patient. It is indicated that sepsis kills more than 2.5 million people in the U.S. It also has a record of killing the lives of 8 million worldwide.
Meanwhile, there may be questions regarding this new discovery from Marik. However, he also noted that the findings he made are safe and that there are no side effects. Although, he has to do more research before this can be treated with other patients with sepsis. This latest finding on the treatment of sepsis may be a breakthrough if proven to be successful.