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What blood tests other than glutathione peroxidase, and vit e can we do to check for oxidative stress markers in the body?

What blood tests other than glutathione peroxidase, and vit e can we do to check for oxidative stress markers in the body?

Lipid peroxides &...: The best marker in blood for oxidation is lipid peroxides. See http://www.Metametrix.Com/test-menu/profiles/oxidative-stress-indicators/lipid-peroxides it's also wise to check homocysteine levels, as high homocysteine causes oxidative stress. Urine 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine is also a good marker- see http://www.Metametrix.Com/test-menu/profiles/oxidative-stress-indicators/dna-oxidative-stress. ...Read more

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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Is glutathione injection safe?

Is glutathione injection safe?

Not great evidence: The question is, what are you getting the injection for? There are parkinson disease "doctors" who promote this scam as a treatment for parkinson disease when a recent trial did not show benefit. It is very expensive and of dubious benefit. There are a lot of sites that promote glutathione injections for other reasons...You'll notice that none of the sites are medical, and all are expensive. ...Read more

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What does glutathione do for me?

What does glutathione do for me?

A lot: Glutathione helps to strengthing the immune system, is involved in detoxifying drugs in the liver and also has antioxidant properties. Although produced naturally in the body, supplementation may help to support these functions. ...Read more

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Is it glutathione is good to my health?

Is it glutathione is good to my health?

Yes, but you do not: Need to buy it from a store. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more

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What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

Ambiguous: It depends on exactly what you want to know. Glutathione does serve an important function in the body(Free radical scavenger) but such an effect has not been easy to show when Glutathione is used as a supplement or as a medication for any medical conditions. ...Read more

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What is the Best glutathione capsule philippines?

EASY!!!: No glutathione is the BEST. If you waste your money on this useless pill, the joke is on you. ...Read more

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Can you be overdosed by glutathione injectable?

Can you be overdosed by glutathione injectable?

No: No you can not be overdosed on glutatjhione injections, and its half life is short as well. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking glutathione?

Are there any side effects to taking glutathione?

Stomach upset: Glutathione is usually well tolerated. Some people may have some stomach upset. Please realize that stomach acid destroys most of the glutathione you take - very little of it will ever make it into your body. Nac (n-acetylcysteine) pushes your natural pathways to make more glutathione. Nac actually does survive stomach acid and can make it into your body. B vitamins, zinc, vit c can also help. ...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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Does glutathione helps in conceiving?

No: Not at all, it''s use/purpose are unrelated. ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of glutathione on thyroid?

What are the bad effects of glutathione on thyroid?

None: I am unaware of any bad effects of glutathione on thyroid. See http://drhyman.com/blog/2010/05/19/glutathione-the-mother-of-all-antioxidants/ for an excellent discussion of glutathione. ...Read more

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Glutathione skin whitening pills are safe?

Glutathione skin whitening pills are safe?

No: They are not totally safe. There are no good trials conducted or have enough data to recommend this drug. ...Read more

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Can COPD patients use glutathione in a nebulizer?

Can COPD patients use glutathione in a nebulizer?

Use as mucomist: Glutathione is end product of n-acetyl cysteine since glutathione gets degraded quickly you need the precursor. So for COPD use mucomist which is nac in liquid form smells like sewage so i prefer the capsule to avoid this. John hopkins univ did a critical care seminar and they are using nac for acute kidney failure too. ...Read more

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