The body produces energy through a process called oxidative phosphorylation. This process involves the transfer of electrons from one molecule to another, and the resulting chemical reactions produce ATP, the energy-carrying molecule in cells. Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the body's ability to detoxify or repair the damage they cause.
ROS are produced as a by-product of normal cellular metabolism. They can also be generated by environmental stressors such as UV radiation, cigarette smoke, and air pollution. While low levels of ROS are necessary for cell signaling and regulation, high levels of ROS can lead to cell death.
Oxidative stress has been implicated in the development of various diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative disorders. The exact mechanism by which oxidative stress contributes to disease development is not always clear, but it is thought to play a role in damaging DNA, proteins, and lipids. This damage can lead to inflammation, cell death, and the formation of dysfunctional cells.
There are several ways to measure oxidative stress in the body. One standard method is measuring ROS levels in the blood or tissues. Another method is to measure the levels of antioxidant molecules, such as glutathione, in the blood or tissues. Finally, the level of DNA damage can be measured using a technique called the comet assay.
There are several ways to reduce oxidative stress in the body. One way is to consume antioxidants through diet or supplements. Another way is to avoid environmental stressors that can generate ROS. Finally, exercise has increased antioxidant levels and reduced oxidative stress.
Oxidative stress in the skin plays a significant role in the aging process. The skin is constantly exposed to environmental stressors that can generate ROS, and the aging process decreases the level of antioxidant molecules. This combination of factors leads to oxidative stress-induced damage to DNA, proteins, and lipids. The result is wrinkles, sagging skin, and an overall loss of elasticity.
The aging process in the skin can be slowed by reducing oxidative stress. This can be done by consuming antioxidants, avoiding environmental stressors, and exercising. There are also topical treatments that can reduce the levels of ROS in the skin.
AETHEION® refers to a science that provides ions to the microcirculatory environment, creating an optimized balance at the cellular level.
The microcirculatory environment is the blood vessels and tissues surrounding and supporting capillaries. This environment provides nutrients and oxygen to cells and helps remove waste products. It also regulates the exchange of water, electrolytes, and blood cells between the bloodstream and tissue spaces. The microcirculatory environment plays a vital role in maintaining cellular homeostasis and function.
AETHEION® cations are positively charged, providing a redox signal of 400 mV that creates a polarity attraction to reduce free radicals and oxidative stress. Specific components of the science establish the balancing of oxidative species (Cationic Hydrogen), nitrogen reactive species (Cationic Amine), and sulfur reactive species (Cationic Sulfur), contributing to the energy required in cellular production.
AETHEION® cationic minerals of Zinc and Copper produce superoxide dismutase. AETHEION® cationic Magnesium and its additional micronutrients will help increase known deficiencies and topically provide optimum health.
AETHEION® is a topical application that offers a polarity attraction to reduce free radicals and oxidative stress, which leads to a more youthful appearance.
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