Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - June 2013

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Sleep Apnea and the Correlation with Nutrients and Minerals

Cysteine - Oral supplementation with cysteine, the precursor to glutathione, has therapeutic potential for sleep apnea.  Snore time and duration were significantly reduced for patients treated with N-acetyl cysteine compared to untreated sleep apnea patients. Antioxidant Status - It is well documented that sleep apnea patients have both reduced antioxidant capacity and higher levels of oxidative stress than controls. Vitamin C - Improves endothelial function (blood vessel health) in slee... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, June 12, 2013