IV Glutathione for Skin Lightening
How Glutathione works to lighten Skin.
Glutathione is known as an anti oxidant and a detoxifier in the human body, it is made up of three types of amino acid glycine, cysteine, and glutamic acid. Glutathione also functions by removing free radicals in the body, it also removes toxic substances, helps in skin rejuvenation, tissue repair and it also improves immunity.
Glutathione works to lighten the skin by reducing the production of melanin in melanocyte cells, melanin is the molecule which is responsible for pigmentation.
Vitamin C is also injected together with Glutathione where it works to help the body neutralize and eliminate harmful radicals such as reactive oxygen species thus this works towards reducing the effects of aging. It also works to increase the production of collagen to help smoothen out fine lines and wrinkles.
How many Treatments needed for IV Glutathione Therapy.
The number of IV Glutathione Therapy sessions needed per person depends on how many shades lighter a person would like their skin to be, How fast would you like to achieve results, and also how the individual body responds to the treatment. An experienced practitioner will be able to provide you with a suggestion of the number of treatments that you will need after consultation. Typically a series of 10 treatments are needed for the duration of once a week.
Is IV Glutathione Therapy suitable for everyone?
IV Glutathione Therapy treatment is suitable for anyone who are looking to improve their complexion, lighten the skin, clear skin blemishes or melasma and treat darkened skin due to UV sun exposure. Pregnant or breast feeding women are advised against having this treatment, patients who have renal failure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or liver/kidney disease are also advised against doing this treatment. It is strongly advised that you consult a doctor before you proceed with the IV Glutathione Therapy
What does an IV Glutathione treatment feel like
Neuropathic doctors will usually take vitals and go over the treatment with a patient. Then a needle will be inserted into a vein and a doctor/ nurse or experienced practitioner will start the IV, It will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes for the IV to finish.
There are no known side effects of Glutathione therapy, however you may experience a sulphur smell in your urine as Glutathione releases a sulphur like smell after being metabolized in the body.