IV Glutathione in Edmonton
TruMed offers Glutathione IV Treatment
Glutathione is a tripeptide present in every cell of the human body
Plays crucial roles in the detoxification and antioxidant systems in cells.
Synthesized from glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine.
An important central nervous system antioxidant.
Clears free radicals including superoxide, hydroxyl, nitric oxide radicals and hydrogen peroxide.
Maintains "low‐molecular‐weight" antioxidants such as Vitamin E and Vitamin C
Glutathione is involved in maintenance of immune function.
In Parkinson's disease Glutathione is reduced by 40–50%.
Patients with MS have substantially lower Glutathione concentrations.
Glutathione shifts melanocytes towards lighter pheomelanin formation.
We've offered high dose Glutathione IV treatments since 2010.
Glutathione IVs are remarkably well tolerated even when dosing aggressively.
Intravenous Glutathione is administered fairly rapidly.
The most common uses are for neurological health and cosmetics.
High Dose IV Glutathione in Edmonton
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Select Glutathione studies
Fatty Liver Disease:
The 29 patients who were treated with 300mg of oral Glutathione for 4 months.
Patients showed a reduction in ALT levels (Honda 2009).
We often add Vitamin C and E in NAFLD in part due to their Glutathione augmenting effects.
One study reported a 42% decline in Parkinson's disability.
600 mg Glutathione administered intravenously twice daily for 30 days.
The therapeutic effect was observed to last for 2 to 4 months (Sechi 1996).
Our Naturopathic doctors have experience with Glutathione IV with Parkinson's.
The effects are person dependent - some patients have rapid and profound effect.
Twenty-one patients with reduced renal function underwent coronary angiography.
Patients were equally assigned to NAC or Glutathione 30 min (3000mg) before the procedure.
Intravenous Glutathione is more effective in protecting the kidneys (Saito 2011).
A 6-month randomized, trial of oral Liposomal Glutathione (250 or 1,000 mg/day).
At 6 months, mean levels increased up to 30-35 % in lymphocytes.
There was as a significant increase in NK cell cytotoxicity (Richie Jr 2015).
We often add 1-2 grams of Glutathione to our immune boosting IV treatments.
Twenty patients suffering from advanced lung cancer or head- and neck cancer.
11 of which were randomized to 5000mg of Glutathione given before cisplatin.
The intensity of hematologic toxicity was significantly less pronounced.
Efficacy of chemotherapy was not affected (Schmidinger 2000).
IV Glutathione can be done prior to patients receiving Platin based chemotherapy.
Sixty medical students were randomized to receive either Glutathione or placebo for 4 weeks.
500 mg/day in two divided oral doses.
At 4 weeks, the melanin indices decreased consistently (Arjinpathana 2012).
We have substantial experience with IV Glutathione for cosmetic benefit.
How many Glutathione IVs do I need?
The amount and frequency of Glutathione IV treatments depends on the condition.
For skin health and cosmetic effect we often use 1-2 weekly Glutathione treatments.
Treatment is given for 4-8 weeks with oral Glutathione augmenting adjuncts.
For neurological health, we may use Glutathione daily if the condition is acute.
Whereas Glutathione for Lyme disease recovery is often on a weekly or biweekly basis.
What can IV Glutathione be used for?
MS, Skin Brightening and Lightening, Detoxification and Parkinson's and Lyme.
Are they any side-effects to IV Glutathione?
Glutathione is extremely well tolerated in an IV context.
We have administered IV Glutathione for over a decade with almost no side effects.
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