GH Wellness Glutathione
with Vitamin C, L-Lipoic Acid
Glutathione is dubbed as the master antioxidant, it regulates the action of antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E within the body. It is type of protein composed of three (3) amino acids called cysteine, glutamic acid and glycine that helps the body respond to the environment such as pollution in the air we breathe, water we drink, chemicals and pesticides in the food we eat that cause damages in our cells and system. It is present mostly in the liver where it detoxifies many harmful compounds which are then excreted through the bile, red and white blood cells, lungs and intestinal tract. A major free radical scavenger enzyme, it helps prevent cancer especially liver cancer, essential for the functioning of the immune system, protect individual cell and tissues of arteries, heart, immune cells and kidneys.
Glutathione Overview Information
Glutathione is a substance produced naturally by the liver. It is also found in fruits, vegetables, and meats.
People take glutathione by mouth for treating cataracts and glaucoma, preventing aging, treating or preventing alcoholism, asthma, cancer, heart disease (atherosclerosis and high cholesterol), hepatitis, liver disease, diseases that weaken the body’s defense system (including AIDS and chronic fatigue syndrome), memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoarthritis, and Parkinson’s disease. Glutathione is also used for maintaining the body’s defense system (immune system) and fighting metal and drug poisoning.
Glutathione is breathed in (inhaled) for treating lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and lung disease in people with HIV disease.
Healthcare providers give glutathione as a shot (by injection into the muscle) for preventing poisonous side effects of cancer treatment (chemotherapy) and for treating the inability to father a child (male infertility).
Healthcare providers also give glutathione intravenously (by injection into the vein, by IV) for preventing “tired blood” (anemia) in kidney patients undergoing hemodialysis treatment, preventing kidney problems after heart bypass surgery, treating Parkinson’s disease, improving blood flow and decreasing clotting in individuals with “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), treating diabetes, and preventing toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
How does it work?
Glutathione is involved in many processes in the body, including tissue building and repair, making chemicals and proteins needed in the body, and for the immune system.