Many diseases and aging conditions are caused by cellular damage. Whether it is age spots on your skin or damaged cells inside your body that impact heart or organ health, evidence of cell damage and aging are abundant. Antioxidants are nutrients that help protect cells from damage, including the super antioxidant glutathione. At NexGen Health, we offer a glutathione IV drip therapy and glutathione vitamin supplements to maintain health between IV sessions at our clinic in San Jose, CA.
What Is Glutathione?
Glutathione is one of the most valuable molecular nutrients available for protecting the cells in the body. Glutathione is made from the amino acids glycine, glutamine and cysteine and works with the enzyme superoxide dismutase to protect cells from oxidative stress or “rusting.” Like metal, our cells can rust or corrode from the by-products of oxidation. Glutathione is a master antioxidant that fights this damage to the cells. Some of the benefits of glutathione include:
- Glutathione (GSH) helps detoxify the body, attaching to heavy metals to make them easier to eliminate.
- GSH neutralizes free radicals that are released from normal metabolism to protect cells from damage.
- Glutathione minimizes oxidative stress on cells from reactive oxygen species (ROS).
- Increased energy
- Improved skin and appearance
- May reduce chance of cell mutations (cancer) and slow cell deterioration
The body produces glutathione, but high oxidative stress, poor digestive absorption of nutrients and certain diseases can hinder the production of this master antioxidant. The best source of glutathione supplementation is intravenous – we offer glutathione IV drip therapy at NexGen Health. However, glutathione vitamin supplements between sessions can help maintain levels for better health.
If you are interested in protecting your health and wellness, as well as improving your energy levels and skin appearance, consider glutathione vitamin supplements and IV therapy. Contact us at NexGen Health in San Jose to learn more about our sources of glutathione supplementation.