Researchers eye N-acetylcysteine as a potential natural treatment for psychiatric conditions like depression and schizophrenia

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a supplement form of the amino acid cysteine. It plays an important role in your body’s detoxification process and helps mitigate the side effects of drugs and environmental toxins. In fact, it is commonly used to treat people who overdose on acetaminophen (Tylenol), which can cause acute liver toxicity when taken in large doses. … Continue reading Researchers eye N-acetylcysteine as a potential natural treatment for psychiatric conditions like depression and schizophrenia

Use N-acetylcysteine? The FDA is trying to make it illegal because it could help treat COVID-19

As a favor to drug companies that are studying it as a potential “drug” treatment for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is going after N-acetylcysteine, a natural compound that the agency is suddenly claiming no longer qualifies as a legal dietary supplement. Reports indicate that the FDA has sent out … Continue reading Use N-acetylcysteine? The FDA is trying to make it illegal because it could help treat COVID-19

NAC is a powerful antioxidant that can stop cancer cell growth in its tracks

Antioxidants offer an alternative way of preventing the growth and spread of cancer. In particular, N-acetylcysteine (NAC) presents a powerful solution to combat the disease. In 2018, more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer were reported in the U.S. That number is expected to go up in the coming year despite billions of dollars and thousands of … Continue reading NAC is a powerful antioxidant that can stop cancer cell growth in its tracks