Many sources say that glutathione is among the most powerful antioxidants there is. It helps rid the body of the harmful effects of oxidative stress; in the process it makes the skin look energized and a bit lighter.
Because of that, many people are now consuming glutathione both orally and intravenously in the hopes of looking more youthful and radiant. However, there is so much more to glutathione than just being a beauty secret. Being a powerful antioxidant, it offers many other health benefits that we can see as more important than its glowing effects on the skin. In this article, we discuss some of these health benefits.
Improved Liver Health
Some studies show significant links between glutathione and liver health. Specifically, it has been said that glutathione helps the liver in dealing with fats that it sometimes gets bombarded with because of the person’s diet and total lack of exercise.
However, more research still has to be done.
When there is a body part that gets inflamed, pain is almost always experienced. Because of this, many start to think that the inflammation is the bad guy that causes the pain.
While that statement is not entirely false, saying that inflammation is a nuisance is just wrong. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or a foreign body invasion. The injured area increases in size (or goes through inflammation) because the blood vessels expand so that the body’s defense such as immune cells and nutrients that promote rebuild can easily go to the area.
Under ideal circumstances, when the injury has been addressed, the inflammation naturally subsides. However, lifestyle abuses and other factors can disrupt the body’s systems, and inflammation is prolonged. This, of course, causes unnecessary suffering to the afflicted.
This is where a boost in glutathione can be of help. This antioxidant has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in restoring the body’s response systems so that unnecessary inflammations do not happen in the future.
Orally taking in glutathione capsules can do the trick. However, some experts believe that intravenous administration of this antioxidant leads to better absorption. If you choose to get glutathione shots, make sure that the medical professional who assists you is skilled for the task. Should there be a negligent incident such as a vital step getting overlooked that leads to injury, you may be able to bring a medical malpractice claim to recover damages. Seek the services of competent malpractice lawyers such as those at Tario & Associates.
More Control Over Symptoms of Autism
Studies show that people who exhibit autism symptoms have more inflammation in their brains and digestive tracts than normal people. Autism symptoms can include high levels of anxiety and irritability, which could be linked in some way to higher-than-average levels of inflammation.
We’ve discussed that glutathione has already been used as an anti-inflammatory agent. If it successfully controls the inflammation in the brain and gut, then glutathione could be helpful at controlling these symptoms of autism.
People are easily swayed by what they immediately see. Glutathione indeed makes skin look more youthful, but it does not really stop there. It offers a lot more, but the benefits happen “inside” so they’re not always seen or pointed out.
*This blog post was written by Cameron Fischer.