Have you heard of Molecular Hydrogen? Is molecular hydrogen good for you? Let’s learn more about this gas, its uses and its revolutionary benefits.
This is probably the first question to come to mind. Molecular hydrogen is a gas, known as H2(g). This basically means that two hydrogen atoms (H) are bonded covalently together. Because of this, they form a molecule; H2 is also referred to as molecular hydrogen.
Hydrogen is the third most common element in our body and is an important part of tissue function. It even plays a vital role in our DNA structure, making hydrogen indispensable to human life. Water, which we all know has the formula of H2O, is the most common source of hydrogen for humans. Hydrogen is the main building block of water, which is in turn the most common and important substance in the human body. We make hydrogen in our digestive system, but age and digestive dysfunction can decrease our own production.
You may be wondering how molecular hydrogen differs from plain water. The main difference is in its formula- water has the addition of oxygen. This binds the hydrogen and it is not free. H2O has functions too, but free H2 is a gas. Molecular hydrogen, or H2 gas, is a small, neutrally charged molecule that has the ability to cross our cell membranes and the blood-brain barrier. This allows it to access DNA and the mitochondria within a cell, where it can take on protective action. Molecular hydrogen has many proven health benefits, such as having selective antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, anti-obesity, and anti-aging effects. Here are a few to note.
In clinical studies, molecular hydrogen is administered via-
The most common is inhalation via cannula from a home hydrogen producing machine, drinking hydrogen water you can make from your machine, or by Hydrogen tablets that dissolve in water.
Hydrogen is naturally produced by our intestinal flora when digesting fiber. A study from the University of Florida and the Forsythe Institute of Boston, Massachusetts confirmed that hydrogen produced from bacteria exerted therapeutic effects. They discovered that by reconstituting intestinal microbiota with H2, they produced E. coli, but not H2-deficient mutant E. coli. This was protective against Concanavalin A-induced hepatitis. Other studies also show that bacterially produced hydrogen from acarbose administration is therapeutic. Studies such as these not only suggest the therapeutic action of molecular hydrogen, but also demonstrates its safety.
Hydrogen is natural to our bodies, and we are exposed to it on a daily basis. Hundreds of human studies have shown that inhaling hydrogen gas, at an amount greater than what is needed for therapeutic use, is well-tolerated by the body, with no toxic effects. In some people, it has been reported that hydrogen resulted in loose stools, and in rare cases, hypoglycemia with people that are diabetic. Besides this, no negative effects have been reported for hydrogen.
Many of my patients are using molecular hydrogen for it’s therapeutic benefits. I am seeing improvements in diabetic markers and inflammation markers. Many report sleeping better, having improvements in anxiety, muscle recovery, and brain function. We have not seen any side effects that have been mentioned.
It seems that molecular hydrogen restores healthy processes throughout the body, which makes it a good idea for just about everyone to consider taking, especially if you have a chronic disease, or you are a high performing athlete.
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