Oxidative Stress – Part 1

General Healthcare Podcasts

  32 Minutes

In this 2-part podcast, Dr Dave & Estie help us to understand oxidative stress and the implications thereof, they also explain free radicals and the importance of antioxidants.

Part 1 – Have you ever heard of oxidative stress?

  • Oxidative stress is when something is breaking down in the body through the process of oxidation.
  • It can happen anywhere in the body. Too much oxidation is harmful. The reason is due to the production of free radicals.
  • These substances serve a purpose in the body but too many free radicals are harmful. Antioxidants manage the production of free radicals and maintain balance in the body.
  • A few of the major conditions that we know that are driven by oxidative stress is Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Neurological disease, Respiratory disease, Arthritis, Kidney disease, Diabetes and Metabolic disorders.
  Read the article here: Oxidative stress