Associated Conditions (Part 1)

Conditions associated with glutathione deficiency
Possible clinical applications of glutathione supplementation
taken from Dr. J. Gutman’s book- GSH Your Body’s Most Powerful Protector
Neurology

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Seizures
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Eye Diseases

  • Cataracts
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma

Cardiovascular

  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Reperfusion injury

Digestive System

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disorder
  • Hepatitis
  • Malnutrition
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer

Toxicology

  • Certain drug overdoses
  • Tobacco smoke, auto exhaust
  • Pollutants including heavy metals, pesticides
  • Detoxification from many carcinogens
Infectious disease and immunology

  • Viral infections (AIDs, hepatitis, herpes, common cold, etc)
  • Bacterial infections
  • Certain autoimmune dysfunction
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Immunosuppression

Cancer

  • Cancer prevention
  • Suppress tumor growth
  • Eliminates carcinogens and mutagens
  • Retard oxidative damage to DNA
  • Prevent wasting disease
  • Ease side effects of chemo and radiotherapy

Pulmonary

  • Break up mucus (esp. cystic fibrosis)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary fibrosis

Metabolic

  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Decreases recovery time from physical stress/ injury
  • Decreases cholesterol and oxidation of LDL
  • Supports hemoglobin in kidney failure

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