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Doctor insights on: Glutathione Antioxidant

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Antioxidant (Definition)

Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more


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Are glutathione capsules safe?

Are glutathione capsules safe?

Glutathione capsules: Glutathione capsules are safe. They aren't necessarily absorbed very well, but are not harmful. It would actually be digested! You could get I.V. glutathione or take supplements of the components the body uses to make glutathione itself. ...Read more

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Does glutathione has overdosage?

Does glutathione has overdosage?

Glutathione: Almost no information is available about the possible symptoms of a glutathione overdose. In fact, it is not even known if a glutathione overdose is even possible. An oral overdose of the supplement is probably unlikely, as research suggests that glutathione is poorly absorbed into the body when taken by mouth. Problems due to an overdose are probably molikely y occur if glutathione is taken im. ...Read more

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Is dr. James glutathione capsules save?

I would not take it: I do not know if it is safe...But I do know that it is of no use, so why take it? ...Read more

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What is glutathione used for in medicine?

What is glutathione used for in medicine?

No medical use: It is an interesting chemical and plays an important role in our metabolism. But there is no need or benefit in taking it by mouth or applying to skin as some folks do to get whitening! Why are your interested in it?? ...Read more

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Could it be okay for me to take glutathione?

Could it be okay for me to take glutathione?

Glutathione is: A chemical that has "sh", suhydryl moieties, portions of the chemical that may have the ability to scavenge free radicals, or tissues injured by radiation. There isa product called Ethyol in this category. Problem is, that they form disulfides which are prone to cause sever nausea and vomiting. I would not recommend that you use this chemical for whatever reason you are thinking of using it. ...Read more

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Is it helpful if i tried dr james glutathione whitening tablets?

Is it helpful if i tried dr james glutathione whitening tablets?

I doubt it: Glutathione taken by mouth has no therapeutic value.....not useful to treat any medical conditions. So you are just wasting your money on this medication. ...Read more

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Could glutathione linked to cancer?

Could glutathione linked to cancer?

Not that I know of.: Glutathione is an antioxidant substance. I know of no direct link between glutathione and development of cancer. Some scientists and physicians propose that glutathione may be 'protective' against certain forms of cancer. To my knowledge, this substance is poorly absorbed by the human GI tract, and the value of supplementation in the diet or as a drug is uncertain. Ask your doc before taking. ...Read more

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What glutathione supplement to use?

What glutathione supplement to use?

Glutathione: Glutathione is a renewing antioxidant. I give it as an I.V. push frequently. Oral glutathione would be in a liquid and smells like rotten eggs! For many people, taking N.A.C. (N-Acetylcholine), which is a precursor of glutathione, works great at pushing their glutathione levels. Some people really need the I.V. ...Read more

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Which glutathione supplement is the best?

Which glutathione supplement is the best?

Acetylvs.Lypospheric: Regular glutathione is poorly absorbed. Lypospheric and acetyl-l-glutathione are the best choices. I haven't seen any studies that say which of those is best. Lypospheric is a gel with an unpleasant taste and odor while Acetyl comes as capsules. I don't know which brand is best but both are available from reliable companies. See http://naturedoc.com/glp/lypo-spheric-gsh.html for more information. ...Read more

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Glutathione safe for hypertensive person?

Glutathione safe for hypertensive person?

Probably: Oral glutathione is not absorbed very well. I am not aware of any contraindications for its in hypertension. Discuss further with your physician. ...Read more

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Could oral glutathione really whiten skin?

Could oral glutathione really whiten skin?

Not on its own: Glutathione is inactive by itself but with n-acetylcysteine it can be active. I have heard as an infusion it can lighten the skin two fitzpatrick levels. ...Read more

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Can taking glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

Can taking glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

In fact: Glutathione IV is GIVEN in patients with kidney failure to supposedly help "tired blood" (anemia) There are no scientifically based medical studies showing the effectiveness of supplementing this chemical which is produced in large quantities in normal LIVER. MY OPINION ONLY Hope it helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Can you take xenical and glutathione at the same time?

Drug Interaction: According to epocrates, a medical application, there is no interaction between glutathione and xenical. ...Read more

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Does glutathione capsules are safe for whitening skin?

Does glutathione capsules are safe for whitening skin?

Safe but worthless: Save your money. Ignore the glowing claims. There is no benefit to anybody except those who take your money. ...Read more

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Hi,is it safe to do iv glutathione during menstrual?thnks

Hi,is it safe to do iv glutathione during menstrual?thnks

Probably: Glutathione is usually taken orally.The question is why you are using it IV and who is giving it to you.Your menstrual period doesn't increase the risk and in fact may decrease it since you know you aren't pregnant and safety in pregnancy hasn't been tested but there is some risk of any IV medication if someone who knows what they are doing administers it and uses sterile technique doesn't give it ...Read more

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Is glutathione injection safe for a person with hypertension?

Is glutathione injection safe for a person with hypertension?

Don't do it!: Who's offering you glutathione? Is this part of a lighten-you-skin scam? A "protect you from cancer" scam? You don't want this. The slight impact it may have on your natural skin color isn't worth the price, and nowadays in almost all the world, judging a person on skin color is the height of ignorance. It'll solve nothing. ...Read more