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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