Dr. Alan Gaby author of the textbook Nutrition Bible for medical and natural health practitioners - Vitamin C right dose supplementation the can help with the following health conditions:

Table 22-1. Vitamin C may be useful for preventing and/or treating the following conditions

Vitamin C

Clinical indications

Vitamin C may be useful for preventing and/or treating a wide range of conditions, as listed in Table 22-1.

Absorption and excretion

Fractional absorption of vitamin C decreases with increasing oral intake. When 15–30 mg of vitamin C was administered, approximately 90% was absorbed. In contrast, less than 50% was absorbed when the dose was increased to 1,250 mg.

Cardiovascular

Atherosclerosis/ischemic heart disease Hypertension
Thrombophlebitis

Dermatological

Furuncles
Herpes simplex
Herpes zoster
Immune thrombocytopenic purpura Prickly heat
Sunburn
Wrinkles, photoaging

Ear, nose, and throat

Allergic rhinitis
Sinusitis
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Gastrointestinal

Constipation Gallstones Gastritis Peptic ulcer

Infectious disease

Acquired immunode ciency syndromeColds
Diphtheria
In uenza

Leprosy
Measles
Infectious mononucleosis Tuberculosis
Urinary tract infection

Musculoskeletal

Herniated disc
Muscle cramps
Osteogenesis imperfecta
Paget’s disease (osteitis deformans) Complex regional pain syndrome

Obstetrical and gynecological

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding Leg cramps of pregnancy Premature rupture of membranes

Ophthalmological

Conjunctivitis Glaucoma Uveitis

Psychiatric

Depression Schizophrenia

Other

Asthma
Burns
Cancer
Critical illness Diabetes Gingivitis Hepatitis Hypoadrenalism Infertility Obesity

Opioid addiction Post-exercise muscle soreness 

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