Balancing Vitamin C and Glutathione: Preliminary Report
Beyond a certain dose, vitamin C can begin taxing glutathione and rendering excess nitric oxide toxic. Here's how to prevent that.
I am not a medical doctor and this is not medical advice. Please see the full disclaimer at the bottom.
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While I was writing my last post, Protecting Against Spike Protein Toxicity With Sulfur, Selenium, and Sunlight, I came across this paper from 2002 showing that, in dopamine-responsive brain cells, vitamin C worsens nitric oxide toxicity, while glutathione and N-acetyl-cysteine protect against it.
The context of this study was an investigation into the damage of dopamine-responsive brain cells in the context of Parkinson’s.
However, I believe this paper demonstrates a much more broadly applicable general principle: high doses of vitamin C need to be properly balanced with glutathione support in any context where nitric oxide toxicity might be important. That includes COVID and vaccine-induced spike protein toxicity, and it should be broadly applicable to inflammation in general.
I am working on a much more extensive report tying this together with vitamin C research in the context of COVID, general immunity, and cancer. I will likely release this report at the end of next week.
For now, I wanted to leave you with my preliminary take-home points so that you can take them under consideration now if you use high-dose vitamin C for any purpose.