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Top 4 ways to reduce muscle and joint pain

Posted February 27, 2014

It seems that nearly everyone is dealing with some sort of muscle or joint pain. We often blame it on getting old, too much physical work or exercise, or other phantom factors that we obviously don’t understand. Regardless of our notion of how it happened, we all really want it to go away. Here are some simple solutions to start.

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‘Exciting implications for knee joints’: Glucosamine plus chondroitin may reduce joint space narrowing

Posted February 20, 2014

Two years of daily supplementation with a combination of glucosamine and a low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate may significantly reduce joint space narrowing in the knee, says a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia.

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Study Supports Collagen Peptide Product for Joint Health

Posted December 17, 2013

Rousselot has released the results of its latest clinical study investigating the effect of Peptan collagen peptides on knee joint pain and function. Carried out in collaboration with the Shanghai 6th People’s Hospital of Shanghai Jiaotong University in China, the trial reinforces the existing body of scientific evidence demonstrating that Peptan can help to reduce joint pain and improve joint function in patients with osteoarthritis.

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A commercialized dietary supplement alleviates joint pain in community adults: a double-blind, placebo-controlled community trial

Posted November 26, 2013

The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of 8-weeks ingestion of a commercialized joint pain dietary supplement (InstaflexTM Joint Support, Direct Digital, Charlotte, NC) compared to placebo on joint pain, stiffness, and function in adults with self-reported joint pain. InstaflexTM is a joint pain supplement containing glucosamine sulfate, methylsufonlylmethane (MSM), white willow bark extract (15% salicin), ginger root concentrate, boswella serrata extract (65% boswellic acid), turmeric root extract, cayenne, and hyaluronic acid.

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Arthritis 101: 3 Tips That Can Save Your Joints

Posted May 10, 2013

Arthritis and inflammation of the joints causes real pain — and nearly 30 million Americans have to deal with it daily. 27 million of us deal with pain and stiffness from the wear-and-tear of osteoarthritis, where the cartilage that covers and cushions the ends of your bones becomes thin or disappears, and your bones rub together and hurt.

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Beyond Arthritis Pills Other Therapies That Work

Posted May 4, 2013

I’ve talked with you in the past about using supplements like glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate for the pain of osteoarthritis instead of taking traditional pain killers or anti-inflammatory drugs. But if you have arthritis there are other therapies you can, and should, use as well – no matter which form of medication you take.

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Intake of Joint Supplement ‘Glucosamine’ Linked With Longevity

Posted December 21, 2012

An over-the-counter health supplement, Glucosamine, commonly taken by elderly people may also helps to prolong life, suggests US researchers. They believed that the supplement could have similar protective properties to aspirin, but without the chance of developing stomach ulcers that comes with taking the latter, the Telegraph reported.

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Omega-3s, Botanicals for Joint Health

Posted December 13, 2012

Natural compounds can help manage joint health and arthritis via several different approaches with varying time frames for realizing benefits. Addressing inflammation and pain can be a quicker pursuit, as the mechanisms for inflammation are more easily reached than the inner components of joints, where there is no blood supply. Among the natural inflammatory compounds are omega-3 fatty acids, curcumin, boswellia and a handful of other botanicals.

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The ABCs of OA: 10 Supplements for Healthy Joints

Posted October 4, 2012

It’s true that most people have some osteoarthritis (OA) by the time they’re 70, but for many people, it is possible to manage osteoarthritis so that it never becomes crippling. Doctors who treat osteoarthritis with nutritional therapy view it as a metabolic disorder — a breakdown in the body’s ability to regenerate bone and cartilage. Although they concede that the breakdown is partly the result of aging, they also believe that providing the proper nutrients can help stop deterioration and reduce pain and swelling.

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Joint Pain Doesn’t Have to Slow You Down: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You

Posted June 18, 2012

Can you imagine what your life would be like without joint pain? If throbbing, aching joints never made you think twice about doing the activities you used to enjoy? Imagine being able to play 18 holes of golf effortlessly or sit through a movie without getting stiff. How about being able to get out of bed in the morning without feeling those creaks and pops, ready to take on the day?

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