Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

The History of Hyaluronic Acid Treatments


While HA has dramatically increased in popularity and use within the cosmetics community, the vast majority of people remain unaware of its unique history.

Also known as hyaluronan and glycosaminoglycan, it plays a key role in both tissue hydration and lubrication. Stated simply, the compound takes years off the life of skin; it helps make it vibrant, supple and moist. The popular name is derived from ""hyalos"", which is the Greek word for glass, which accurately characterizes its transparent, glassy appearance.

The molecule has recently enjoyed increased attention for its wrinkle-removing abilities, and as new products appear each week, it has gained quite a reputation as a restorer of youth. Many women continue to choose facial injections as a method for decreasing wrinkles; however, more and more women are becoming interested in less-invasive products and procedures. Therefore, products like lotions - and especially oral supplements and pills - are enjoying great attention in the media and marketplace.

It may surprise many readers to learn that the motivation for HA oral supplements originated outside Tokyo in a small Japanese village named Yuzuri Hara, which has lately enjoyed the moniker ""Village of Long Life.""

Inhabitants of Yuzuri Hara have typically enjoy a diet of local root vegetables and starches that have high nutritional content. Local doctors attest that these starches improve the body's natural generation of HA, thereby allowing the people of Yuzuri Hara to fend off the aging process. The higher concentration of glycosaminoglycan helps residents' skin retain its moisture, while also keeping skin smooth and vibrant and eyes bright and healthy.

The widely-celebrated Yuzuri Hara findings eventually motivated a large pharmaceutical firm in Japan to first develop HA pills. Tests produced in this process showed that approximately half the subjects enjoyed less fatigue, softer skin, and improved eyesight after taking the supplements. Even better, to date, no side effects from oral HA use have been identified.

HA is now celebrated and recognized from Beverly Hills to Manhattan; however, few of its most enthusiastic users know that hyaluronan oral supplements were naturally conceived in a Japanese village on the other side of the world.

Hyaluronic Acid Info promotes an understanding of hyaluronic acid, a major ingredient in many medical and anti-aging therapies and to highlighting places where you can safely purchase related products. Hyaluronic Acid Info is the sister site of HGH Web.


MORE RESOURCES:

EcoWatch

Dr. Mark Hyman: Why You Need to Take Supplements
EcoWatch
mhymanbw “Can I get all the nutrients I need from food?” a patient will occasionally ask. On the surface, this makes sense. After all, if you are eating a whole, fresh, unprocessed foods diet, shouldn't you be able to get an abundant supply of vitamins ...

and more »


FDA Warns 14 Sports Supplement Companies Of Illegal DMBA (AMP Citrate)
Forbes
A week after warning five dietary supplement companies that their products contained BMPEA, an unapproved and poorly-studied amphetamine relative, the FDA is acting on other sports and nutrition products that contain DMBA, a drug from the 1940s that ...



Understanding the true value of supplements
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Vitamins, minerals and supplements have never been more popular. In 2013, Americans spent about $25 billion on these products, despite growing evidence that few will benefit from taking them, since their essential needs are met by their diet. Multiple ...



FDA Warning Letters: Dietary Supplements, Drug Residues in Animal Tissues
Food Safety News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised 14 dietary supplement companies in warning letters dated April 24, 2015, that their total of 17 products include an ingredient on the Supplement Facts panel which is not approved for such use ...



MyFox Houston

Take it to Akin: Health Supplements ads
MyFox Houston
While there is nothing wrong with marketing to a senior citizen, it can become a problem if that senior isn't aware of what they're ordering. This happened to one Houston family. They are speaking out so that other adult children of seniors can see why ...



Herbal supplements require stronger federal regulations
Boston Globe (subscription)
THE NEWS last month that the Food and Drug Administration had sent letters to the makers of eight dietary supplements warning them that their products contain a potentially dangerous, amphetamine-like stimulant is one of several recent reminders that ...



Forbes

OTC Dietary Supplements Sold To Minors In Many Health Food Stores, Despite ...
Forbes
According to the results of a new study, teens were able to purchase potentially dangerous supplements at a variety of health food stores across the US, despite labels reading “for adult use only.” More troubling is the fact that the staff at certain ...
Some Health Companies Are More Than Willing To Sell Adult Supplements To ...Huffington Post
Pediatricians find it's too easy for teens to buy supplementsConsumerAffairs

all 20 news articles »


New York Times (blog)

Well | FDA Warns Supplement Makers of Stimulant Dangers
New York Times (blog)
The Food and Drug Administration sent letters to the makers of eight dietary supplements on Thursday warning them that their products contain a synthetic, amphetaminelike stimulant that medical experts say is potentially dangerous. The agency's actions ...
11 Tainted Supplements You Should AvoidYahoo Health
FDA Warning Letters: Companies Told to Stop Distributing Supplements ...Food Safety News
US FDA warns five companies over BMPEA stimulant in supplementsFox News
The Consumerist -Forbes
all 35 news articles »


Phys.Org

Study shows dietary supplements are good for coral health
Phys.Org
Most people know the health benefits of taking daily supplements, but what about endangered corals? A new study led by University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researchers found that the critically endangered …more.

and more »


CBS News

Dietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk
CBS News
Consumers are always looking for ways to minimize their cancer risk, which is one reason why many turn to over-the-counter vitamin and mineral supplements. But new research finds that while companies promote dietary supplements for their ...
Supplements May Raise, Not Lower, Cancer RiskLive Science
Taking Too Many Dietary Supplements May Increase Risk Of Some CancersMedical Daily
Dietary Supplements May Increase Your Risk of CancerABC News
Medical News Today -New York Daily News -Yahoo Health
all 148 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.