What is Gamma-Linolenic Acid (Omega 6 Fatty Acid) Nutrition Supplement
GLA-120 and Gla-M Capsules are both manufactured by reputable Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories. GLA-120 Capsules contain only Gamma-Linolenic Acid 120mg. Gla-M Capsules contains Gamma-linolenic acid 120mg and additionally Methylcobalamin 500mcg.
Gamma-linolenic Acid 120mg is an Omega 6 fatty acid found primarily in vegetable oils. It is a dietary supplement for treating problems with inflammation and auto-immune diseases. It is a potent antioxidant that kills free radicals and reduces stress.
Gamma-Linolenic Acid is an essential fatty acid for human health but the human body cannot make them itself. It plays a very important role in brain function, for its normal growth and development. It also helps in the stimulation of human skin and hair growth, maintains bone health and regulates proper and healthy body metabolism. It also helps in maintaining the reproductive system.
Gamma-Linolenic acid is a fatty acid not produced by the body and therefore must be obtained from the diet or supplementation. It is a potent antioxidant that kills free radicals and reduces stress. GLA Capsule is used as a supplement in Rheumatoid arthritis, different allergies, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, breast cancer, acne, skin problems, hypertension, bone weakness, etc.
Methylcobalamin 500mcg is a form of vitamin B12 that is believed to strengthen the myelin sheath of nerve axons. Gla-M supplementation has been shown to increase lymphocytes, a key component in the immune response. Vitamin B12 is involved in red blood cell formation.
When vitamin B12 levels are too low, the production of red blood cells is altered, causing megaloblastic anemia. Appropriate vitamin B12 levels are key to a healthy pregnancy. They’re important for the prevention of brain and spinal cord birth defects. Vitamin B12 may play a vital role in bone health. Low blood levels of this vitamin have been associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis. Maintaining adequate levels of vitamin B12 decreases homocysteine levels in your blood. This may help prevent the development of age-related macular degeneration.
Vitamin B12 is needed for the production of serotonin, a chemical responsible for regulating mood. Vitamin B12 supplements may help improve mood in people with an existing deficiency. Vitamin B12 may help prevent brain atrophy and memory loss. More research is needed to conclude if supplementing with this vitamin can improve memory in those without a deficiency. Vitamin B12 is involved in energy production in your body. Taking a supplement Gla-M may improve your energy level, but only if you’re deficient in this vitamin.