Hydrogen enriched water is looking like the next new big health and wellness trend that is currently hitting the UK and the US. Funnily enough, though, people have known about the antioxidants properties this water possesses since the 1960s. Japan and other far eastern countries have consumed hydrogen enriched water for decades. Possibly one of the factors of their above-average living age? In any case physicians, dietitians, and health buffs all around are raving about all the benefits you can add to your health just by simply drinking around 2 liters of hydrogen-enriched water a day. Sounds simple enough! Some are even proclaiming that it can prevent cancer.
Regular water is just two molecules of hydrogen combined with one molecule of oxygen, but when you ionize it and infuse it with hydrogen suddenly it becomes very rich in antioxidants. This process is achieved via magnesium or the better method via electrolysis. Better yet it seems that following all the research has concluded there are no known side effects. Though some experts proclaim more concrete studies are needed on human patients. So read on and find out how hydrogen water may prevent cancer.
You see what hydrogen molecules do in your body is neutralize oxygen free radicals, that is why it is touted as one of the best antioxidants available. Because oxygen free radicals have been linked to higher risks of developing a disease, inflammation, and aging. The reason hydrogen is able to fight them very effectively is that they are such a small element that it can cross into the cell membrane, into the mitochondria, crossing blood-brain barriers and even reaching the nucleus. So far it is a unique therapeutic recovery tool that is not seen anywhere else, researchers believe it will become common to prescribe hydrogen recovery programmes for all patients in the future.
If you wanted to summarize the unique capabilities of hydrogen it would be as follows:
However, more interesting are the studies showing that hydrogen enriched water may help prevent cancer. They have shown that heated hydrogen water is an effective and reliable way to treat tumors. Reason being that the hydrogen is able to get to the source of the problem and start a recovery process directly inside the tumor itself. It has also been noted that it can suppress tumor growth in certain human tissues completely. Another key benefit, however, is that it can also help patients dealing with the side effects of other cancer treatments.
Radiation therapy is a known cause of high oxidative stress due to it raising the overall levels of hydroperoxide in your body and also causes loss of appetite. Due to the antioxidants and metabolism boosting properties contained in hydrogen enriched water, we have found patients who consume the enriched water while taking radiation therapy are able to cope with the side effects better.
This is definitely a fascinating side to the health benefits we find in hydrogen enriched water, and hopefully, it can help physicians develop better treatment plans for their patients.