The Eurasian Journal of Medicine

Tissue Damage and Oxidant/Antioxidant Balance

Eurasian J Med 2013; 45: 47-49
DOI: 10.5152/eajm.2013.08
Read: 582 Downloads: 233 Published: 03 September 2019


The oxidant/antioxidant balance in healthy tissues is maintained with a predominance of antioxidants. Various factors that can lead to tissue damage disrupt the oxidant/antioxidant balance in favor of oxidants. In this study, disruptions of the oxidant/antioxidant balance in favor of oxidants were found to be a consequence of the over-consumption of antioxidants. For this reason, antioxidants are considered to be of importance in the prevention and treatment of various types of tissue damage that are aggravated by stress.

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