💬Do you know Pterostilbene?
Pterostilbene, a widely occurring astragalus compound, is found mainly in Guangxi hemlock, blue strawberries, grapes and propolis. It is considered to be a powerful natural antioxidant, mainly in reducing oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species such as hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and superoxide anion (O2).
In addition, Pterostilbene has antitumor activity similar to that of resveratrol, with antioxidant, anti-aging, antiproliferative, anti-leukemia, anticancer and hypolipidemic, hypoglycemic and antifungal activities. Specific benefits are listed below:
1.Reduced Disease Risk: The anti-tumor activity of Pterostilbene reduces the risk of cancer.
2.Antioxidant: Pterostilbene reduces oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species, helping to slow down the aging process.
3.Anti-inflammatory: Pterostilbene has anti-inflammatory properties that may alleviate inflammatory diseases.
4.Hypoglycemic: Pterostilbene has hypoglycemic activity and helps control blood sugar levels.
5.Antimicrobial: Pterostilbene has antimicrobial activity and can fight a number of bacterial and fungal infections.
IMP:It is important to note that while Pterostilbene has many benefits for the human body, it does not mean that everyone needs to take a supplement. In general, getting enough Pterostilbene from your daily diet is the best option. If supplementation is needed, it is best to consult your doctor or dietitian for advice.
💬What are the side effects of Pterostilbene?
Although Pterostilbene is considered a safe ingredient, some people may experience some adverse reactions. Common side effects include:
Gastrointestinal discomfort: such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.
Allergic reactions: such as rash, itching, etc.
Nervous system problems such as headache and dizziness.
Liver damage: although Pterostilbene is safe in regular doses, overdose may cause damage to the liver.
Other side effects: such as insomnia and dry mouth.
It is important to note that with any new supplement or medication, individuals may react differently to it. If you experience any discomfort after using Pterostilbene, you should stop using it immediately and consult your doctor. In addition, you should always consult your doctor or dietitian for advice before using any supplement.
✅What can be done about the side effects of Pterostilbene?
Reduce the dose or stop using it: the first thing you can try is to reduce the dose or stop using
Pterostilbene to reduce the side effects. If the side effects disappear, then later you can try to increase the dose gradually to find out the best dose to use.
Consult your doctor: If the side effects persist or become worse after reducing the dose or stopping use, then you should consult your doctor. Your doctor may suggest other treatments, such as the use of other medications to alleviate the side effects.
Watch your diet and nutrition: Pterostilbene may affect the gastrointestinal tract. Avoid oily, spicy and irritating foods and eat light and easily digestible foods.
Avoid using with other medicines: Pterostilbene may interact with other medicines and therefore needs to be avoided with other medicines. If you need to use other medicines, you should consult your doctor for advice.
Watch out for allergic reactions: If there is an allergic reaction to Pterostilbene then it should be discontinued immediately and a doctor should be consulted. Anti-allergic treatment measures may be required.