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Pregnancy and Glutathione

"Glutathione's role in embryonic, foetal and placental development is crucial. It is constantly at work as a scavenger of free radicals and as a detoxifying enzyme of dozens of foreign substances and toxins. Without GSH, these substances can push the child towards an unnerving variety of developmental and health problems. Once past the stage or … Continue reading Pregnancy and Glutathione

Toxic Mold Exposure & Glutathione

"Most people are unaware exposure to mold can cause serious illness. Even worse, most physicians are not familiar with mold illness or its associated symptoms, so it is rarely considered as a diagnosis. If mold is suspected, a physician may test the patient for mold allergies – or suggest they have allergies to some inhalant … Continue reading Toxic Mold Exposure & Glutathione

5 Benefits of Glutathione for your health

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Is Glutathione Important In Covid Treatment?

"Glutathione is our body's main antioxidant, and no cell can survive without it. Read on to know if it is important for prevention and recovery of Covid-19. Glutathione is our body’s own master antioxidant without which no cells can survive. A tripeptide made of glutamate, cysteine and glycine, this antioxidant molecule is omnipresent in most … Continue reading Is Glutathione Important In Covid Treatment?

Inhibitory effect of glutathione S-transferase A3 in the progression of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

"Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common cutaneous malignancy with an incidence rate increasing each year. Glutathione S-transferase A3 (GSTA3), a member of the glutathione S-transferase family, is considered an antioxidative protease, but its role in cSCC remains unclear. GSTA3 was downregulated in both cSCC tissues and A431 cells. Additionally, overexpression of … Continue reading Inhibitory effect of glutathione S-transferase A3 in the progression of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

What’s The Big Deal With Glutathione?

Glutathione is essential because it helps support our immune system and makes it work optimally. Raising glutathione levels inside our cells is critical, especially for those of us with autoimmune conditions, because the mitochondria, the cell’s powerhouse is negatively affected via these conditions. Glutathione also supports detoxification. Via our environment, homes, the products we use, etc., … Continue reading What’s The Big Deal With Glutathione?

Efficacy of glutathione for the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

"Glutathione plays crucial roles in the detoxification and antioxidant systems of cells and has been used to treat acute poisoning and chronic liver diseases by intravenous injection. This is a first study examining the therapeutic effects of oral administration of glutathione in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)."To read this study click here. 

Mycotoxins Can Decrease the Formation of Glutathione

"Research suggests that mycotoxins can decrease the formation of glutathione due to decreased gene expression of the enzymes needed to form glutathione. Mycotoxin-related compromise of glutathione production can result in an excess of oxidative stress that leads to tissue damage and systemic illness. Decreased function of the enzymes of glutathione production results in a microenvironment … Continue reading Mycotoxins Can Decrease the Formation of Glutathione

Glutathione the Master Antioxidant

"As we age, our natural production of glutathione decreases which results in free radical damage and oxidative stress. And when we are exposed to toxic mold, heavy metals, medications, stress, infections, and poor dietary choices this just adds to the toxic burden in your body, overwhelming your detoxification process. Remember those harmful mycotoxins that mold … Continue reading Glutathione the Master Antioxidant

Glutathione as a Marker for Human Disease

"Glutathione (GSH), often referred to as “the master antioxidant,” participates not only in antioxidant defense systems, but many metabolic processes, and therefore its role cannot be overstated. GSH deficiency causes cellular risk for oxidative damage and thus as expected, GSH imbalance is observed in a wide range of pathological conditions including tuberculosis (TB), HIV, diabetes, cancer, … Continue reading Glutathione as a Marker for Human Disease

Why is Glutathione the most powerful antioxidant in your body? Must Watch Video.

"Glutathione is not a word that trips off the tongue, but it’s very much worth remembering. It’s a substance that combats the problems related to oxidative stress. Let’s learn more about it. First, let’s describe oxidative stress in a little more detail. This happens when substances called “free radicals” and “oxidants” start to grow in … Continue reading Why is Glutathione the most powerful antioxidant in your body? Must Watch Video.

Psoriasis and Glutathione

Abstract Background: "Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease with enhanced systemic inflammation and heightened levels of oxidative stress. Glutathione is the major antioxidant in human cells. Objectives: To determine if a nondenatured bioactive whey protein isolate previously demonstrated to increase glutathione levels can clinically improve patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Methods: A single site, prospective, non-blinded trial. Seven … Continue reading Psoriasis and Glutathione

Regulation of Neuronal Glutathione Synthesis

"The brain is among the major organs generating large amounts of reactive oxygen species and is especially susceptible to oxidative stress. Glutathione (GSH) plays critical roles as an antioxidant, enzyme cofactor, cysteine storage form, the major redox buffer, and a neuromodulator in the central nervous system. GSH deficiency has been implicated in neurodegenerative diseases.  Increasing  … Continue reading Regulation of Neuronal Glutathione Synthesis

Role of glutathione and oxidative stress in phalloidin-induced cholestasis

"Background/aims: Biliary glutathione is an important generator of the bile-salt independent flow, and is known to be regulated by the hepatic glutathione availability. We investigated, in an acute model of phalloidin-induced cholestasis, biliary glutathione secretion and the role of hepatic glutathione, oxidative stress, and protein kinase c activation, which have been implicated in many hepatotoxin-induced … Continue reading Role of glutathione and oxidative stress in phalloidin-induced cholestasis

Mitochondrial glutathione, a key survival antioxidant

"Mitochondria are the primary intracellular site of oxygen consumption and the major source of reactive oxygen species (ROS), most of them originating from the mitochondrial respiratory chain. Among the arsenal of antioxidants and detoxifying enzymes existing in mitochondria, mitochondrial glutathione (mGSH) emerges as the main line of defense for the maintenance of the appropriate mitochondrial … Continue reading Mitochondrial glutathione, a key survival antioxidant

Glutathione Stimulates Vitamin D Regulatory and Glucose-Metabolism Genes, Lowers Oxidative Stress and Inflammation, and Increases 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D Levels in Blood

"This study reports a link between 25(OH)VD deficiency and a reduction in glutathione (GSH) in obese adolescents. The improvement in GSH status that results from cosupplementation with VD and l-cysteine (LC; a GSH precursor) significantly reduced oxidative stress in a mouse model of 25(OH)VD deficiency. It also positively upregulated VD regulatory genes (VDBP/VD-25-hydroxylase/VDR) in the … Continue reading Glutathione Stimulates Vitamin D Regulatory and Glucose-Metabolism Genes, Lowers Oxidative Stress and Inflammation, and Increases 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D Levels in Blood

Glutathione metabolism in type 2 diabetes and its relationship with microvascular complications and glycemia

"We hypothesized that there is decreased synthesis of glutathione (GSH) in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) especially in the presence of microvascular complications, and this is dependent on the degree of hyperglycemia.Compared to non-diabetic controls, patients with T2DM have glutathione deficiency, especially if they have microvascular complications. This is probably due to reduced synthesis and increased … Continue reading Glutathione metabolism in type 2 diabetes and its relationship with microvascular complications and glycemia

A Drop in Glutathione Can Cause Cardiovascular and Kidney Problems

"Oxidative stress contributes to the development of several cardiovascular diseases, including diabetes, renal insufficiency, and arterial hypertension. Animal studies have evidenced the association between higher blood pressure (BP) and increased oxidative stress, and treatment with antioxidants has been shown to reduce BP, while BP reduction due to antihypertensive drugs is associated with reduced oxidative stress. … Continue reading A Drop in Glutathione Can Cause Cardiovascular and Kidney Problems

Evidence of oxidative damage and inflammation associated with low glutathione redox status in the autism brain

"Despite increasing evidence of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of autism, most studies have not evaluated biomarkers within specific brain regions, and the functional consequences of oxidative stress remain relatively understudied. We examined frozen samples from the cerebellum and temporal cortex (Brodmann area 22 (BA22)) from individuals with autism and unaffected controls (n=15 and n=12 … Continue reading Evidence of oxidative damage and inflammation associated with low glutathione redox status in the autism brain

Glutathione and Periodontal Health

"Glutathione, considered to be the master antioxidant (AO), is the most-important redox regulator that controls inflammatory processes, and thus damage to the periodontium. Periodontitis patients have reduced total AO capacity in whole saliva, and lower concentrations of reduced glutathione (GSH) in serum and gingival crevicular fluid, and periodontal therapy restores the redox balance. Therapeutic considerations … Continue reading Glutathione and Periodontal Health