Stem Cell Support to Help Rejuvenate Skin, the Digestive Tract, Lungs, and other Tissues that Require High Cell Turnover
Some parts of the human body contain large numbers of epithelial cells which replicate often to replace the damaged or dead cells that are constantly sloughing off. This rapid cell turnover is highly dependent on youthful populations of epithelial stem cells to replace those that are continually lost. This declines rapidly as we age. This effects:
– Digestive Tract (stomach, small intestine, colon)
– Nasal Passages
– Reproductive Organs
– Other mucous membranes
Epithelial cells form a barrier to the outside world and also function in absorption and active transport of nutrients (e.g. the intestines), secretion and lubrication (e.g. mouth, trachea, reproductive organs, and lungs), and sensory (e.g. taste and smell) modes. All of these functions typically decline with age due in large part to poorly functioning epithelial stem cells.
For example, if the epithelial cells that line the intestinal track perform poorly, intestinal problems often accumulate to provide poor absorption of nutrients, immune dysregulation, irregular bowel movements, and painful abdominal gas. EpiMaxTM contains herbal extracts with the ability to promote epithelial stem cells [1-10]. Thus, EpiMaxTM promotes youthful levels of epithelial cell turnover in the intestine and colon to help reduce chronic digestive issues and abdominal discomfort.
|Aging is clearly observed in a person’s face.|
|Aging can also be observed in the epithelial cells of the digestive tract and skin.|
Digestive Tract and Skin Aging Has Many Subtle Effects and Hidden Causes
No topical cream, dietary product, or plastic surgeon treatment has attempted to tackle all the problems listed below of epithelium aging and most would say it is an impossible task in any case. Nevertheless, epithelium aging has many causes and for any treatment to have a reasonable chance of success, it must address most, if not all, of the many causes of epithelium aging. EpiMaxTM is the first multi-pathway epithelium treatment that tackles multiple factors listed below that lead to aging skin and/or intestinal issues. Taken over a period of at least three months or longer, EpiMaxTM can begin to restore many aspects of youthful epithelium tissues by acting on the underlying molecular and cellular causes given below.
1. Epithelial stem cells become dysfunctional with age, which lessens healthy epithelium.
2. Many senescent skin cells stick around to replace the loss of healthy epithelial cells.
3. Skin gets thinner, discolored, and wrinkled due to the decline of healthy epithelial cells.
4. Epithelial healing is slowed and often incomplete, leaving damaged skin or intestines.
5. Blood supply to epithelial tissues is reduced with age, as blood circulation declines.
6. Unsightly varicose veins can proliferate on ankles, legs, or the back of the hands.
7. Skin sags as its attachment to underlying bone, muscle, and ligaments are reduced.
8. Melanocytes put out too much or too little melanine, creating dark or light aging spots.
9. Absorption and active transport in the intestines often declines with age.
10. Skin tone and texture take on the look of irregular and aged skin.
EpiMaxTM Promotes Digestive Track, Vascular, and Skin Health
1. Formulated from herbal extracts that promote functional adult stem cells [1-10].
2. Promotes wound and scar healing [11-15].
3. Promotes vascular health [16-21].
4. Helps to heal varicose veins [22,23].
5. Provides Type I and Type X collagens to strengthen ligament attachment of skin or intestines to the underlying muscle and bone tissue [24,25].
6. Reduces expression of melanocyte producing genes to reduce dark aging spots [15,26-28].
7. Increases the production of Type II Collagen, Extra Cellular Matric (ECM), and hyaluronic acid to promote the functioning of bone, cartilage, intestines, and skin [15,29-37].
8. Helps reduce joint pain and stiffness [38,39].
9. Promotes healthier epithelial function [19,40].
10. Helps to reduce inflammation responses to various forms of stress [30,41-43].
The highly extracted natural herbs are standardized for active components that promote adult epithelial stem cells which are the rapid turn over cells found in skin, the digestive tract, lungs and mucous membranes. They have been tested as a synergistic herbal formulation with the most effective dosage of each component:
1) Egg Shell Membrane (ESM) is derived from the membrane covering chicken eggs. BiovaFlex® is a patented form of ESM that has been partially digested to be more bioavailable in the body. BiovaFlex® contains type 1 collagen and elastin, as well as various forms of glucosamine and chondroitin. Collagen is the “glue” that holds skin to the underlying muscle and bone, which typically becomes less functional and “looser” with age. Elastin gives skin the ability to snap back after stretching. BiovaFlex® helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while hydrating the skin to improve skin tone.
2) N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG) is a more bioavailable natural form of glucosamine. NAG has specific effects on skin fibroblasts, which include promoting digestive health and skin health. NAG also helps skin fibroblasts to retain their youthful structure and function, leading to clear antiaging effects on skin.
3) Polypodium Leucotomus leaf is recommended by many dermatologists and helps prevent itchy and inflamed skin, sunburn, and white spots. It acts partly by inducing the p53 gene, which protects the genome from damage.
4) Hematococcus pluvialis extract (standardized for Astaxanthin) is nature’s super antioxidant (some 800 times stronger than CoQ10) that inhibits the COX 2 enzymes, TNF-alpha, and C-Reactive Protein (CRP). Astaxanthin also stimulates FOXO 3, which is a known longevity gene. Astaxanthin strongly supports the skin by promoting elasticity and smoothness, while inhibiting sunburn, wrinkles, and freckles.
5) Butcher’s broom (Ruscus aculeatus) root extract has been used for centuries to promote circulation and enhance blood flow to the major organs, the colon, skin, and body extremities. It can reduce capillary fragility and swollen legs.
6) Ginger root helps prevent gas, nausea, and stomach upset and discomfort.
7) Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) leaf extracts have been used for thousands of years in China and India for wound healing and skin or lung conditions. It has been called the fountain of life by some individuals in China, who were renowned for their longevity.
8) Daemonorops Draco functions as a cosmetic astringent used to improve skin health.
9) BioPerine® is a proprietary brand of peperine extracted from black pepper. BioPerine has been shown to enhance bioavailability of herbal extracts.
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