The present methods used for elevating blood glutathione levels include oral supplementation of L- Glutathione, or the amino acid precursors of glutathione, as well as injection of glutathione. Each of these methods has severe draw backs. For example, glutathione itself is destroyed by stomach acids making oral supplementation ineffective for significantly elevating blood levels.
Glutathione is a tripeptide composed of the amino acids cysteine, glycine, and glutamic acid. While oral supplementation of these amino acids does often show elevated levels of blood glutathione, these results are unpredictable, and supplementation must be given at least 3 times per day to have any meaningful effects. Injection of glutathione does produce elevated levels of glutathione in the blood for a short time, however this method is undesirable on a daily basis as it is both expensive and inconvenient.
The LifeWave glutathione patch is a new method for increasing glutathione levels by stimulating acupuncture points on the body with a combination of pressure and infrared energy. The LifeWave glutathione patch is a non-transdermal patch that does not put any chemicals or drugs into the body. The LifeWave glutathione patch contains natural nontoxic crystals that absorb body heat to generate infrared signals that cause the body to produce more endemic glutathione. Clinical studies utilizing blood analyses indicate an average rise of more than triple the blood glutathione over a period of 24 hours.
Glutathione is a natural antioxidant, composed of three linked amino acids, that is continuously produced by the cells of the body. Glutathione plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy immune system by helping the body fight off viruses and other types of infections. It also protects cells against toxic stress and it has a critical role in removing toxins from the body including heavy metals such as mercury. This is important because exposure to many drugs, toxic metals, and toxic chemicals will reduce glutathione levels in the body. However, when glutathione levels are replenished, the body will use glutathione to remove these toxins.
LifeWave’s glutathione skin patches have been designed to increase the body’s production of glutathione by sending information signals, not chemicals, into the body. This is a completely new type of technology that has never been available before.
A controlled study was performed to independently examine the effectiveness of the LifeWave glutathione patch for significantly elevating blood levels of glutathione over a period of first 24 hours and then over several days. The experimental protocol utilized 15 test subjects. Objective data was obtained from both blood and urine samples.
Baseline data was collected for all subjects and blood glutathione levels were measured and assessed in umole / L. Urine samples were also collected with the objective of determining if the LifeWave glutathione patch increased the release of heavy metals in the urine. After the baseline blood and urine samples were collected, the LifeWave glutathione patch was applied approximately 2″ below the subject’s belly button. Each subject was required to return to the laboratory every 24 hours so that additional blood and urine samples could be collected. This was repeated 5 times. As blood and urine samples were collected they were immediately forwarded to an analytical laboratory for testing. The results of this study regarding those subjects wearing the LifeWave glutathione patch are shown below.
Analysis of this data shows that all participants had increases in blood levels of glutathione during the period of this study as compared to the base line. In addition, the average increases in blood glutathione levels were three and four times the baseline levels.
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