Dr. Roger, in addition to his hectic schedule as a physician and professor, is the co-founder of MedCram, a medical education organization whose purpose is to demystify medical ideas for people all over the world. MedCram is a far more efficient, engaging, enjoyable, and long-lasting approach to study and review medical topics.
Dr. Roger’s pulmonary and critical care expertise involves caring for hospitalized patients, many of whom have COVID-19. Dr. Roger, as a clinician and physician, is always educating himself on the subtleties of the virus in order to give the best possible care for his patients.
Dr. Roger feels that boosting our immune system is the key to curing COVID-19. In addition, we should boost our Vitamin D consumption and apply other natural therapies to strengthen our immune system. His study is altering the way we think about our bodies’ ability to fight infections, so we can have an advantage over the virus.
Inspiring Talks by Dr. Roger Seheult
- “Well, the first thing that you have to understand is that nothing in life isn’t without risk. Everything has risks. As medical doctors, we make decisions by answering the questions, ’Are there more risks than benefits? Or more benefits than risks?”
- “The decision to get vaccinated in a pandemic is not a decision out of nothing. The situation is calling for it. It’s either you get vaccinated or get the infection.”
- “The fact that we don’t have polio or smallpox today is a direct consequence of ancestors in this country and around the world. They decided on taking a vaccine to eliminate those diseases. We’ve effectively done that when we started to say that a vaccine is a choice for me.”
- “There are common reactions that can occur when you get the vaccine. This is where your immune system is revving up. You’re going to feel bad when your interferon levels go up.”
- “For instance, there’s the flu vaccine that was given in Europe years ago. It caused a rash of narcolepsy. There was an autoimmune response against the vaccine that cross-reacted and started to destroy parts of the patient. But that’s on the vaccine side.”
- “Do we know the long-term side effects of the vaccine? No, we don’t until … a long time, but we don’t know the virus’s long-term side effects either. But that may be different if somebody has horrible allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. I would not advise getting the vaccine because you’re at high risk for getting another allergic reaction. That’s a medical risk-benefit ratio”
- “Though there might be limited studies for the meantime on the vaccines’ effectiveness to the other variants, I could say that we will not need to have a new vaccine. But suppose there’ll be a case of escape mutation, where the virus can escape the immunity put on by the human body. The silver lining is, they can change the sequence, the messenger RNA, and the vaccine they’re already giving to reflect the new structure of the other variants’ spike protein. It would not take very long for that new vaccine to be developed.”
- “Everything has risk and the decision we make as medical doctors as providers is: Is what I’m about to do going to have more risk than benefit or more benefit than risk?”
- “Data is showing that kids who are protected from antigen exposure early on have a higher incidence of asthma and atopic diseases. It’s well known that as the immune system matures, it has to understand itself from others. When you expose them to these antigens, the immune system gets better educated at not attacking itself. Otherwise, you’re going to get autoimmune conditions.”
- “Last time, I talked about the potential of Vitamin D in fighting COVID-19. I mentioned that the major hindrance for reaping its maximum benefits is the existence of comorbidities such as kidney disease and diabetes. This has a lot to do with our diet and activities.”