Hydrogen cures chronic fatigueScientific Research
Molecular hydrogen (H2) as a potential treatment for acute and chronic fatigue
Many diseases and acute conditions can cause fatigue, which can be temporary or chronic. Acute fatigue usually develops after physical exertion or an alcoholic hangover, while microbial infections (such as the flu or COVID-19) and chronic diseases (such as Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis) are often associated with chronic fatigue. Oxidative stress and the resulting disruption of mitochondrial function may be a common feature of many forms of fatigue, and antioxidant therapy has been shown to be effective in alleviating fatigue symptoms. In this study, we investigated the role of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in fatigue and the antioxidant effect of molecular hydrogen uptake. We propose that molecular hydrogen is well suited for the treatment of transient and chronic forms of fatigue associated with oxidative stress.