Glutathione and Psoriasis
Glutathione has become a hot topic because it is known as the master antioxidant and the most important molecule in the body which affects every cell in the body. Glutathione is the molecule produced naturally in the body and it fights toxicity and oxidative stress in the body which is believed to be at the center of many diseases.
Research shows that because of the amount of toxins we encounter everyday, our bodies may not make enough Glutathione which is now, supplementation with Glutathione has become important. So how does Glutathione relate to Psoriasis. Glutathione has been found to repair damage in the body, boost immune system and neutralize toxicity. Psoriasis has been linked to toxicity in the body. There are studies linking smoking and alcohol consumption as the major triggers of Psoriasis and both of these overload the liver and are considered toxic to the body. Boosting Glutathione levels in the body could have an effect on Psoriasis, particularly on helping the liver to regenerate to better deal with filtering the toxins.
It has been found that we need adequate Glutathione levels to properly process other antixidants like vitamins C. E and selenium. People with Psoriasis tend to have issues with intestines therefore there are questions about nutrient deficiencies.
Naturally producing Glutathione can be disrupted poor diet, stress, medications, infections and and other toxins. See the connection ? These are all; issues which the average Psoriasis sufferer deals with for years. Therefore, in a modern world natural Glutathione levels could be insufficient to handle the toxic load so we need to increase Glutathione through eating more Glutathione rich foods and taking supplements. The best sources of gGutathione are sulfur-rich vegetables such as garlic, onions, parsley and cruciferous vegetables- brussel sprouts and broccoli, avocados and squash. After speaking with hundreds of people who suffer with psoriasis and analyzing their diets, I quickly realized that many are eating "dead" foods or foods which are cooked or come out of a package. These are two ways glutathione content can be decreased. So eat as many raw vegetables and fruits as possible. If you are unable to eat enough vegetables to increase Glutathione, the easiest way to boost it, is to supplement. There are many products on the market which are sold as Glutathione pills but, further research indicates that pills are destroyed by stomach acids. Many celebrities, athletes and executives, take Glutathione through IV treatments. These work but they are very expensive at about $900 a week.
The last way to get Glutathione is to take it in liquid form under the tongue so it by passes the stomach and gets directly into the blood. A great brand for liquid Glutathione is called NanoGlutathione which uses nanotechnology, shrinking the molecules down so that they can be absorbed into the blood stream in 2 minutes of taking it. The advantage of this source of Glutathione is it can be taken at home.