What is Glutathione Deficiency?
Glutathione deficiency is a condition where you are deficient in, or do not have enough, glutathione in your system for optimal health.
Glutathione (GSH) is a beneficial protein in each of your cells that plays a very important role in your health, and "disturbances in GSH homeostasis are implicated in the etiology and/or progression of a number of human diseases, including cancer, diseases of aging, cystic fibrosis, and cardiovascular, inflammatory, immune, metabolic, and neurodegenerative diseases."- (Biol Chem. 2009 Mar; 390(3):191-214.)
The Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) listing for Immunocal, a clinically proven glutathione enhancer, explains glutathione deficiency and glutathione augmentation this way:
"Glutathione augmentation is a strategy developed to address states of glutathione deficiency, high oxidative stress, immune deficiency, and xenobiotic overload in which glutathione plays a part in the detoxification of the xenobiotic in question.
Glutathione deficiency states include, but are not limited to: HIV/AIDS, infectious hepatitis, certain types of cancers, cataracts, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinsons, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, radiation, poisoning by acetominophen and related agents, malnutritive states, arduous physical stress, aging, and has been associated with sub-optimal immune response. Many clinical pathologies are associated with oxidative stress and are elaborated upon in numerous medical references.
Low glutathione is also strongly implicated in wasting and negative nitrogen balance, notably as seen in cancer, AIDS, sepsis, trauma, burns and even athletic overtraining. Cysteine supplementation can oppose this process and in AIDS, for example, result in improved survival rates."
So glutathione deficiency means you are low in glutathione and may benefit from raising your glutathione levels. The many disease states listed here are glutathione deficiency states, illustrating the seriousness of the situation, and the importance of keeping glutathione levels high with a glutathione enhancer like Immunocal for optimal health.
Immunocal is the most effective, safe, and natural way to raise and sustain your glutathione.
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