Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM

What is Chondroitin? – Background and Uses

What is Chondroitin? – Background and Uses Copyright: Svitlana Symonova Chondroitin sulfate entered the scene of alternative therapies in the 1960s.  It is derived from shark cartilage or bovine (cow) cartilage. Chondroitin is believed to aid in improving symptoms, stopping, or even reversing the degenerative process of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Chondroitin is often […]

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Boswellia Serrata and Osteoarthritis

Boswellia Serrata and Osteoarthritis Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract and Osteoarthritis – Benefits and Side Effects Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract is an east indian tree that yields a resin used medicinally and is also burned as incense. Boswellia  is used as a herbal medicine for many inflammatory diseases, including an alternative treatment for osteoarthritis. Boswellia’s  efficacy is […]

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Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM helps shoulder pain.

Arthritis of the Shoulder Exercises

Copyright: Staras Arthritis of the Shoulder Exercises: Stand at the bottom of stairs that has a banister or handrails on both sides. Left Shoulder: Place your hand on the left-hand banister and gently slide your hand up and down. Repeat 10 times. Right shoulder: Place your right hand on the right-hand banister and gently slide […]

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Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM for relief from back pain

Arthritis of the Neck Exercises

Copyright: Sebastian Kaulitzki From a sitting or standing position, look straight ahead. Tilt your head sideways bringing your ear to your shoulder. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat on the other side. Increase repetitions as comfortable, while increasing range-of-motion.

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Gentle Hand Exercises

Copyright: Kamil Macniak Arthritis Pain Management: Gentle Hand Exercises Low-impact exercises are crucial to assist in arthritis pain management . The following are suggestions on how to minimize arthritic hand pain during computer use and best practices for lifting and moving heavy objects. These will be followed by a wonderful, gentle exercise that focuses on […]

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Glucosamine and MSM

Glucosamine Mimics Low-Carb Diet, Promotes Longevity

Copyright: Anton Lebedev Glucosamine Mimics Low-Carb Diet, Promotes Longevity According to researchers, glucosamine may mimic a low-carb diet by improving glucose metabolism, thus promoting longevity. Led by German medical researcher, Michael Ristow, a team of researchers conducted tests at ETH Zurich and several other German research institutions. There, aging mice were fed glucosamine in addition […]

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Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and MSM for active dogs.

Can Too Much Exercise Cause Arthritis in Dogs?

Photo Credit: Daniela Jackob Exercise is generally considered to be good for your pet’s health. However, can too much exercise cause arthritis in dogs? According to Rialland, et. al, the prevalence of osteoarthritis (OA) in the U.S. canine population is concerning. Nearly 20% of adult dogs, and 80% of dogs 8 years or older have […]

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Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and MSM for Arthrits

Introduction to Arthritis and Joint Pain: Where to start!

Copyright: Kbuntu Obviously, there are many different causes and types of joint pain, each one unique. The term arthritis refers to a group of diseases that affect the various joints of the body. But did you know that in addition of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Lyme Disease, and Osteoporosis belong to […]

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We use bovine cartilage for Flexicose liguid glucosamine

Chondroitin: Shark vs. Bovine Cartilage

Chondroitin: Shark vs. Bovine Cartilage  Photo Credit: Andrea Izzotti Decades of research suggests that shark and bovine cartilage, both sources of Chondroitin sulfate, are equally effective in treating ailments such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, hemorrhoids, acne, poison ivy, etc. However, it’s important to note that from a social and environmental standpoint, bovine cartilage is a much […]

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Stay Active with Glucosamine

Does Exercise Help Treat Arthritis?

Photo Credit: Patrizia Tilly Once the pain level has gone down, it’s time to get on your feet. In short, the answer to whether or not arthritis can be helped by exercise is: Yes. Studies have shown that exercise helps people with arthritis in many ways. Exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, […]

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