Side Effects of Glutathione Injections for Skin Whitening

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Skin whitening treatments are predominantly increasing nowadays. There are different standards for beauty deeply rooted in cultures all over the world. The cultural standards of beauty of any region lead men and women to go through different treatments to be included in the beautiful ones. We know white people getting crazy for getting a tan to eastern people longing for a fair complexion. However, In East, one is considered beautiful and well groomed only if she/he has a white face.

There are numerous skin whitening treatments being used nowadays. Glutathione treatment is one of them.

What is Glutathione?

Glutathione is an important and powerful antioxidant present in the human body. Your cells contain glutathione, which is a substance made from 3 amino acids: cysteine, glutamate, and glycine. The molecule exists usually in the food source and in the human body where it acts as a vital antioxidant. Glutathione injections have become popular among people for skin whitening purposes. While, you should not consider them a healthy treatment just because they naturally exist in your body. They give you good results but they do have a lot of side effects. So, you should research well to understand if they are safe for you or not.

Side effects of Glutathione

  • It has a risk of increased sun sensitivity, because melanin helps us in protecting our skin against ultra violet radiations.
  • It may produce unwanted neurological side effects in those who suffer from headaches and migraines.
  • It may contribute to higher level of hydrogen sulphide in the bloodstream.
  • It may contribute to lower levels of zinc in long-term.
  • It involves a risk of triggering asthma attacks in people with asthma. It may cause difficulty in breathing.
  • It can contribute to increased risks of liver diseases.
  • It can cause allergic reactions.
  • It can cause chest tightness.
  • It may cause rashes, swollen skin and hives.
  • It can become a cause of infection of a large portion or the whole body due to bacteria or virus.
  • It can cause Stevens-Johnsons Syndrome, which is a toxic case of skin cell death.
  • It can cause severe abdominal pain.
  • It may cause thyroid dysfunction in worst case.
  • Glutathione may cause serious complications like kidney Failure.

You must talk to your dermatologist about your safety associated with the treatment. Glutathione is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. However, laser skin whitening is the safest and most reliable treatment to see a fairer you. Number of other treatments are available for skin whitening, most of them are really effective. Laser skin whitening is preferable because it is simple, quick, safe and practically non-invasive treatment. It is appropriate for all skin types.

Laser Skin Care Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah offers laser skin whitening with effective results. You will see significant changes in your skin tone right after the treatment. For more information, please fill the consultation form. So, one of our team member can assist you with your queries.

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