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Guaifenesin FA™ by ProHealth - 400 mg, 100 veggie capsules

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Natural Expectorant Relieves Chest Congestion

  • 400 mg fast acting guaifenesin formula
  • Helps loosen mucus
  • Helps the body eliminate excess calcium and phosphates
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Breathe Easier with ProHealth's Guaifenesin FA™

Guaifenesin FA™, 400mg, is an over-the-counter drug that acts as a powerful expectorant by helping loosen and liquefy mucus. Guaifenesin is a common component of many nonprescription cold and cough remedies. It is derived from a tree bark extract called guaiacum, historically used for its expectorant qualities in the Caribbean region and adopted by European explorers in the 1500's.

It is also the primary component of the Guaifenesin Protocol developed by R. Paul St. Amand, MD. The protocol, which addresses conditions such as Fibromyalgia, utilizes guaifenesin to help the body eliminate excess calcium and phosphates. Note Guaifensin FA™ contains no salicylates, sweeteners, flavorings, dyes, soy, yeast, dairy, gluten or corn.

Guaifenesin Mechanism of Action

Guaifenesin works by drawing water into the bronchi - the air passages branching into our lungs. The released water both thins the mucus and lubricates the airway, facilitating the removal of cold and allergy associated mucus from the chest by coughing, and making it easier to breathe.

Guaifenesin is also considered helpful for thinning postnasal drainage from the sinuses and reducing nasal congestion, and so may relieve sinus pressure/ headache. As Dr. Sarah Myhill comments, "Whoever designed the human body needs a black mark for putting in sinuses! They are cavities in the bones of the face with only one entry and exit hole which is easily blocked by catarrh or swollen mucus membranes." When this occurs, less oxygen can enter the sinuses, promoting bacterial overgrowth and causing sinusitis.

Guaifenesin can help to relieve congestion by increasing the clearance of secretions, helping with the mucus membrane's natural job of washing away invading viruses, bacteria, pollen and other potential allergens - "the first level of immune defense."

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may find guaifenesin's thinning and lubricating action helpful at times when they experience particular difficulty coughing up the thick or sticky mucus that can block their damaged airways.

Similarly, guaifenesin can assist by thinning 'sticky' mucus to help expel inhaled particles that can exacerbate asthma symptoms.

Importantly, whether used to ease the congestion of colds or rhinosinusitis, or to support healthy vocal folds, guaifenesin works best if one drinks plenty of water, as extra fluids increase the flow of water and mucus.

Contains only pure guaifenesin and natural ingredients. No sweeteners, flavorings or dyes. Salicylate, soy and corn free.

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This product is not available for shipping to the following countries: Germany

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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I love it. It is the best thing to use if you have a cold and have congestion.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I love that there aren't so many additives such as food coloring and msg as in other comparable products!!!


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I use this for my allergies since I cant take a decongestant.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Great. I've been using this product for years to break up congestion in chest or head. It works for me.


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Product Rating of 4.0 stars
seems to work well for me


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Excellent


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
This really helped me to get over a persistent cough.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I found it helpful for sinusitis.....thank you


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I have used guaifenesin for years to loosen up mucus and to help with my fibro. Works good!


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Cleaning and respiratory congestion


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I love this product! I get a lot of phlegm buildup in my throat, I think from allergies. I have to clear my throat and cough a lot. This breaks up all the phlegm, and my voice is nice and clear!


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Product Rating of 1.5 stars
Cannot tell the difference and I am afraid to take two.


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Product Rating of 4.0 stars
This is a good product


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Guaifenesin FA works great for me to help keep mucus thin due to autoimmune disorders. I like it better than the others because it has minimal inactive ingredients and no dyes.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I use Pro Health Guaifenesin FA on a regular basis to maintain sinuses and respiratory function. It is an excellent product at a reasonable price.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I lost one lung to cancer (never smoked) and doctors were amazed at my rapid recovery. I had been taking your product for several years pior to the cancer for CIDP and again right after the surgery. I do believe that your Guaifenesin was very helpful with my rapid recov ...[read entire review]


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
So glad that Guaifenesin is now available in veggie capsules; they do go down better than tablets. (liquid would work even better for me) My husband and I both take them. He has had problems with fluid in his lungs and some asthma. I have fibromyalgia and also have a ...[read entire review]


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Surprisingly, Guaifenesin FA is effective in reducing pain and promoting better sleep. The pure form is much better for those of us who have chemical sensitivities.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
this product really works


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Product Rating of 4.0 stars
This new Fast Acting Guai works just as well as the previous product I used and the price is much easier on my pocketbook!


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
Guaifenesin FA has helped me get off the high powered pain prescriptions and have a more normal life. Using the Guaifenesin protocol has made a huge difference in my mobility and activities. Great product.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
This is one to use at night as it is fast acting. it is really good and part of my protocol and has been extremely helpful


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Product Rating of 0.5 stars
The ER version works for me.


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Product Rating of 4.0 stars
I had to change to this guai preparation as you were out of stock of my usual type and I am sure it is giving the same excellent results, not because it's not a good product, but I was advised that you should stick to one guai from the start and keep to it. I am now thi ...[read entire review]


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
This has solved a problem with excess mucous buildup that is completely benign but incredibly annoying and sometimes embarassing! I finally have relief after years of discomfort and inconvenience, especially at night.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
loosens up chest congestion works very well for me thanks pro health


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
I really like the new soft capsule. Easy to swallow. I have never had an interaction with other drugs or supplements.


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Product Rating of 2.5 stars
I have had chronic bronchitis off and on for about 5 years. I also have chronic neurological lyme disease, babesia and bartonella. Back in 1998 I was incorrectly diagnosed with fibromyalgia and at that time heard about Guaifenesin. I tried it but it didn't do anything ...[read entire review]


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
This product is great and the recently improved easy-to-swallow pills are so much better! This is the least expensive Guai I've found and I've been using it daily for years.


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Product Rating of 4.0 stars
I have used this for years and find it helps me a lot. I've tried to get along without using it and could tell a difference.


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Product Rating of 5.0 stars
This product works great to clear sinuses, when taken with a glass of water. I use it to supplement various antihistamines.



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