N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) is a more stable and bioavailable form of Cysteine, it is a valuable amino acid, and has been highly researched for its extensive health benefits. The most well known benefits would be its liver support and mental clarity benefits.
- Increase Glutathione production
- Powerful Antioxidant
- Kidney Support
- Liver Support
Glutathione is one of the main antioxidants that the human body produces. Glutathione is the body’s natural defense to toxins; most serious chronic diseases deplete your body’s natural glutathione levels. Supplementing with N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) can regulate and increase your body’s glutathione levels.
See what Dr Oz says about Glutathione here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggjHoua0B6s
Now days one of NAC’s (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) most important roles is plaid as an antidote to acetaminophen overdose. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient found in almost every OTC pain reliever and in high doses it can cause severe liver damage. NAC (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) has also been recognized for its ability to break up mucus in the lungs making it valuable in treatment of bronchitis. In more recent research NAC (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) may benefit both prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, due to its ability to lower the toxicity and production of beta-Amyloid protein (a suspected cause of Alzheimer).
What kind of results can I expect from supplementing with NAC?
- NAC can prevent liver damage from acetaminophen toxicity
- Rapid liver detoxification
- Decongestion of mucus buildup in lungs also helpful in preventing complications of chronic bronchitis
- NAC has been shown to improve immune function
- Reduction of symptoms of the flu
- NAC will Increase Antioxidant levels
- Memory Support
- Increase nitric oxide levels
- Remove mercury from the body
- Help protect against cancer
- Possibly effective for preventing heart attack and stroke in people with serious kidney disease, and chest pain (angina)
What dosage should I take?
Really since NAC helps support healthy Glutathione levels and increase them in people with deficiencies most people should use this supplement.
There is, however some people that SHOULD NOT USE NAC; People using Nitroglycerin medication. Anyone already undergoing poison control treatment using activated charcoal.
What side effects can I expect?
NAC is like safe for most adults. It can in some cases cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea or constipation. Rare side effects include rashes, fever, headache, drowsiness, low blood pressure.