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Osteoarthritis (OA), known as degenerative joint disease, often results from years of wear-and-tear on joints and is the most common of all arthritic conditions.  Weight bearing joints, such as hips, knees and spine, along with fingers, are usually the most affected.  Over time, cartilage, the tissue that cushions the end of the bones within the joint, can become split, thin, or completely wear away and bone ends at the joints begin to rub together.  This causes pain, stiffness and limited joint movement.

Glucosamine is one of the body's most important tissue precursors and plays an especially significant role in the formation of connective tissues.  Glucosamine is a widely studied nutrient shown to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis like discomfort, stiffness, and mobility.  Glucosamine helps build and fortify the protective, cushioning layer between bones.  Studies suggest that glucosamine may not only improve joint function, but may also prevent or deter the onset of joint disease. (Lancet. Jan 2001)

Together with hyaluronic acid, glucosamine can help rebuild and support healthy joint tissue.  Both hyaluronic acid and glucosamine are components of collagen.  Hyaluronic acid is known to play a critical role in tissue hydration, lubrication and cellular function and is unparalleled for its ability to trap and retain water, thus enhancing the body's "shock" absorbing system.

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane), Boswellia serrata, Ginger and Turmeric have all demonstrated to have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity. (Food Chem Toxicol. Mar 1994; J Ethnopharmacol. 1993)

Compared with placebos, those taking MSM experienced an increased capacity for performing daily activities and an overall reduction in discomfort.  MSM has been clinically shown to treat a variety of inflammatory disorders including, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease, and seasonal allergic rhinitis.  MSM has been clinical shown to decrease both the incidence and severity of joint disease. (Moore, 1985)

Boswellia extract impedes inflammation and relieves discomfort and swelling of joints in people with arthritis without the harmful side effects of over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. (Redini et al. 1990)  In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study, patients receiving Boswellia reported a decrease in knee discomfort and swelling, increased knee flexion, and increased walking distance. (Kimmatkar et al. 2003)

Ginger and Turmeric have been clinically tested and compared favorably to non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS), without serious side effects. (Osteoarthritis Cartilage. Jan 2000; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 1994)  Compounds in Ginger have also been shown to interrupt inflammation biochemical pathways.  Other studies confirm that Ginger also reduces the swelling and discomfort associated with arthritic conditions. (Pharmacology. Nov 1994; Arthritis Rheum. Nov 2001)

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