Ultimate Metabolic Formula – (Exclzyme 2AF)
An Aching Affliction
The human body naturally protects vulnerable organs and tissues from greater damage following an injury. It has the ability to initiate the chemical processes that heal the body and promote recovery. However, millions of people suffer from persistent levels of internal imbalance, which can cause discomfort that never seem to end. Healthcare practitioners are increasingly convinced that unhealthy imbalance is at the center of many health conditions.
When considering joint disorders, discomfort is a serious concern as it is known to worsen their symptoms. Chronic progression of symptoms is localized in the joint capsule upon movement and reducing the functionality of the appendage. If left untreated, these conditions can lead to bone degeneration and/or a build-up of fibrin – a protein molecule accumulate around damaged tissue -within the affected joint. Relieving the discomfort is a crucial part of joint health maintenance.
Given the relative commonality of joint-related discomfort, many turn to readily available over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, acetaminophen or ibuprofen for relief. While these drugs are effective for initial symptoms, they do not encourage the repair of damaged tissue. In fact, with prolonged use, they can even cause additional damage to the body.
The Ultimate Metabolic Formula® for Joint Support*
The Ultimate Metabolic Formula® is a clinically-proven blend of proteolytic enzymes, herbs, vitamins and minerals for powerful joint support. In addition to papain and bromelain, The Ultimate Metabolic Formula® features Serrapeptase, a systemic enzyme known for its capacity to support normal fibrin levels and promote healthy circulation.*
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Directions: Take 1 to 2 capsules three times a day on an empty stomach. In three days, if desired benefit is not achieved, increase to 2 to 3 capsules three times a day. Take capsules at least 30 to 60 minutes before or 2 hours after a meal with 8 oz. of water. Store in cool, dry place with the lid tightly closed. Avoid excessive heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Caution: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or under medical supervision, consult your doctor before use. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18.
Are there any side effects involved with the Ultimate Metabolic Formula?
The use of the Ultimate Metabolic Formula® has not been shown to exhibit detrimental effects, neither long term nor short term. Just as dosage requirements vary, side effects may vary as well. Although gastrointestinal disturbances have been reported by a small percentage of new users, tolerance is maintained once the dosage is adjusted. Minor allergic reactions, like reddening of the skin, are also rare occurrences, and can be seen with extremely high doses. There are no known interactions with prescription or over the counter drugs while using systemic enzyme therapy. However, it is recommended that you consult with your physician about starting systemic enzymes, especially if you are currently on blood-thinning medications or if you are pregnant or nursing.
Can I take the Ultimate Metabolic Formula with other systemic enzymes?
Systemic enzymes may be taken together, yielding desirable results, as long as they are taken on an empty stomach. In fact, it is often recommended that systemic enzymes be combined. Products like the Ultimate Metabolic Formula® and Peptizyme-SP often have synergistic effects when taken together. This means that the separate products work together to produce advantageous results. By combining and enhancing the activity of the enzymes, their effects on the healing process are more attainable.
Can I take Ultimate Metabolic Formula with digestive enzymes?
Although digestive and systemic enzymes are not contraindicated in terms of ingredients, they cannot be taken at the same time. The purpose of digestive enzymes is to aid in digestion of specific foods, so taking them with food is an obvious recommendation. Because systemic enzymes require an empty stomach for maximum absorption, they must be taken separately from digestive enzymes. There are no adverse interactions between systemic and digestive enzymes, but they serve different purposes and thus should be taken as directed for best results.
Does the Ultimate metabolic Formula have an enteric coating?
Yes, the serrapeptase in the Ultimate Metabolic Formula® is enterically coated. While similar systemic enzymes may have the same active ingredients, most do not utilize enteric coating. The purpose of enteric coating is to protect the enzyme from the acidic environment of the stomach. High activity level is preserved until the enzymes reach the small intestine, where absorption into the bloodstream takes place. While the enteric coating can withstand the acidic environment of the stomach, the alkaline environment of the small intestine will disintegrate the enteric coating, allowing the enzyme to become active within the bloodstream.