Globally, the prevalence of diabetes in adults (18 years and older) is 8.5 %. An estimated 1.5 million deaths are directly linked to diabetes each year in addition to 2.2 million deaths attributable to high blood glucose levels. Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by high glucose levels in the blood caused by insulin related abnormalities within the body
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the pancrease. This hormone facilitates the production of energy from glucose provided by carbohydrates in the food we consume. The hormone is also responsible for keeping the blood sugar level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia)
TYPES OF DIABETES
Based on the relationship with insulin, diabetes is categorized into two; type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes: this type of diabetes is also known as juvenile diabetes, it arises when the body does not make insulin or does not make enough insulin, as a result of the destruction of the pancreatic cells responsible for the production of the hormone by the immune system.
Type 2 diabetes: in this case, the body produces insulin but the cells of the body do not use it as well as they should, as such the pancreases move to produce more insulin to improve uptake of glucose by the cells. This continues until the pancreas weakens and cannot keep up leading to the accumulation of sugar in the blood.
What is Syntra5
Syntra5 formerly known as Diatroxa is a herbal dietary supplement which contains the several ingredients and promoted by some as a cure for diabetes despite the fact that there are no scientific literature to back up such claims. Nevertheless, a research carried out at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Texas and published in the Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research compared the anti -inflammatory activity of Syntra-5 versus metformin, Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride), and Byetta (exenatide) in obese diabetic BKS.Cg-m+/+Lepr db / BomTac female mice (8 per group, including controls) on normal diet (ND) or high fat diet (HFD) +/-drugs for 8 weeks and concluded that Syntra-5 decreased progression of histopathological changes versus all groups. Syntra-5 also demonstrated superior anti-inflammatory activity relative to the anti-diabetic drugs on a background of genetic obesity, supporting the contention that Syntra-5 may be effective for type 2 diabetes.
Syntra5 Blood Sugar Support
Available scientific evidence shows that syntra5 may be effective in providing blood sugar support in type 2 diabetes but there are no scientific evidence to back up claims of cure for the condition by syntra5.
The herbal supplement syntra5 contains the following ingredients:
Vitamin C 10 mg
Biotin USP 100 mcg
Chromium (chelate) 100 mcg
Proprietary G95™ Complex:
Garcinia cambogia extract (50% HCA)(fruit),
Gymnema sylvestre extract (25%)(leaf),
Cinnamon extract 4:1 (cinnamomum zeylanicum)(bark),
Bitter Melon Extract (momordica charantia)(fruit),
Betaine HCL (betaine hydrochloride),
Banaba (1% extract)(lagerstroemia speciosa)(leaf),
Fenugreek (trigonella foenum-gracum)(seed),
Vanadium (amino acid chelate) 1600 mg
Other ingredients: Dicalcium phosphate, cellulose, croscrmellose sodium, stearic acid, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical glaze.
Syntra 5 Complaints and how it works
Based on certain claims made in many quarters syntra 5 complaints have been very few and far between as compared to similar products. The product to a great extent delivers on its major goal of lowering your blood sugar level, by speeding up your metabolism and make you convert more foods into cellular energy rather than fat. However, a have a user claimed he tried Syntra-5 for 60 days, and it had no results.
Syntra 5 Side Effects
Some ingredients contained in syntra 5 such bitter melon and fenugreek are known to produce some side effects, for example bitter melon a major component of syntra 5 is known to cause headaches and increase in the volume of liver enzymes while fenugreek another ingredient of syntra 5 causes:
- Kidney and liver problems in high doses
- Swelling of the muscles
- Skin pigment changes
Syntra5 is produced by Syntra tech and the company hosts a platform for testimonials, where many claim their conditions improved with syntra5. On other platforms the review of syntra5 is less rosy although the general view is that the product lowers blood sugar.
Most online claims have not been evaluated scientifically. Do not take any supplement without first discussing its use and likely implications with your physician.
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