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gigimac
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I was reading an article on how to increase your production of glutathione. At the end of the article in the comments section there were several glowing reviews about a product called MAX Gxl that is supposed to be help increase glutathione.

I was just wondering if anyone has tried this and had good results?

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I will be back with a link to explain why. There are much safer ways to help support the liver for glutathione production. Much safer ways.

For those with lyme, I strongly suggest absolutley NOT trying this because it contains:

L-glutamine

And

N-acetyl-d-glucosamine (NAG)

Product ingredients: http://max-gxl.org/
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Scroll down here for detail:


http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=117430;p=0#000000

Topic: Cats Claw - [but really about L-Glutamine and NAG]
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Keebler
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Though not at all about lyme, this is one of the best reference resources on my bookshelf that has wonderful chapters, many graciously available through their website.

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Home: http://oneearthherbs.squarespace.com/

The ONE EARTH HERBAL SOURCEBOOK (Tilltoson, et.al.)

He is a doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine; She a doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncturist. The third co-author is a doctor of optometry.


http://oneearthherbs.squarespace.com/diseases/understanding-the-liver.html

UNDERSTANDING THE LIVER


http://oneearthherbs.squarespace.com/diseases/herbs-to-help-the-liver.html

HERBS TO HELP THE LIVER

Then, you can search inside the book to learn more.

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Another excellent site to learn more about Traditional Chinese Medicine, with a very good search feature. You might start with just "LIVER"

www.itmonline.org

Institute of Traditional Medicine
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Keebler
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Liver support is addressed frequently, and specifically for those with lyme, in the articles and books here.

It's best to consult with an ILADS-educated LL (lyme literate) doctor who has completed four years of post-graduate medical education in the field of herbal and nutritional medicine -

- and someone who is current with ILADS' research & presentations, past and present.

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http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/2/13964

How to find an ILADS-educated LL:

N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor);

L.Ac. (Acupuncturist);

D.Ay. (Doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine);

D.O.M. (Doctor of Oriental Medicine);

Integrative / Holistic M.D., etc. (Be aware that those in this category can have various levels of formal herbal &/or nutritional education, perhaps even just a short course. Do ask first.)

Links to many articles and books by holistic-minded LL doctors of various degrees who all have this basic approach in common:

Understanding of the importance of addressing the infection(s) fully head-on with specific measures from all corners of medicine;

knowing which supplements have direct impact, which are only support and which are both.

You can compare and contrast many approaches.

BASIC HERBAL EDUCATIONAL & SAFETY links, etc.
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Be sure to avoid acetaminophen (whether alone or in other products). Even one dose can damage the liver's ability to produce &/or properly manage glutathione levels.

More detail about that - and what else can help:

http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/3/24039

Topic: Looking for long term pain management
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My sister used to sell the MAX glx. It was set up like a multi-level marketing business. She had to keep trying to sign up distributors. Made me suspicious.

Plus it was expensive. This was about five years ago. I don't know how the company is structured now.

Also, when she was selling it, I couldn't find any third-party reviews of the product that said it is any good. Personally, I did not try it though.

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Thanks for the input Keebler and Debilyn. The reviews did sound a bit too good to be true.
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I used it for a while. It did nothing for me.
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