Glucosamine Chondroiten Arthritis Pain Relief

Glucosamine Chondroiten arthritis pain relief for painful joints, knees, hips, back

Glucosamine sulfate is an amino sugar that's one of the primary components of cartilage. As we age, our bodies produce less glucosamine, which can inhibit the production of the synovial fluid necessary to maintain healthy joints and cartilage. When synovial fluid is diminished, the stage is set for the development of osteoarthritis in weight-bearing joints such as the knees.

Glucosamine is also found in shellfish shells, which is the source of glucosamine supplements. Based on previous studies that have shown the effectiveness of these
supplements in reducing inflammation and increasing the production of cartilage, researchers in Belgium designed a trial to examine the effect of glucosamine sulfate on long-term symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA) in postmenopausal women. (Women tend to develop OA more than men do.)

As reported in the journal Menopause, the Belgium team analyzed the results of two separate trials that followed more than 300 postmenopausal women with knee OA for a period of three years in both trials. Radiographic images of the subjects' knees were used to establish minimal joint space width at the beginning and end of the trial period. Severity of symptoms for each subject was also recorded.

The overall results showed that the OA symptoms of women who took glucosamine improved, while symptoms in the placebo group worsened. But even more dramatic were the radiographic image comparisons. Less than 7 percent of the women in the glucosamine group showed a significant joint space narrowing, while more than 20 percent of the placebo group experienced significant narrowing.

In their conclusion, the researchers noted that the results demonstrated for the first time that glucosamine may effectively inhibit the progression of knee OA, while also
relieving OA symptoms in postmenopausal women.

Glucosamine and chrondroitin are a key part of the nine step program recommended by Dr. Jason Theodosakis in his best selling book The Arthritis Cure. According to Dr. Jason Theodosakis glucosamine and chrondroitin when taken in supplemental form, have been shown to reverse damage in joint cartilage. They have been proven effective in the treatment of arthritis in Europe and Brazil since 1959.

Consumer�s Union, the independent testing group, said glucosamine and chrondroitin not only relieve pain but can actually rebuild damaged joints. �The good thing about them is that they appear to actually build up the structure of the joint, lubricate it, strengthen it, and so on, in a way more so than a simple painkiller would do,� said Dr. Geoffrey Martin of Consumer�s Union.

Some 21 million Americans suffer osteoarthritis, a disease that often occurs with aging where the cartilage wears out, leaving severe pain in the joints. It affects 30 percent of women 60 and over and 17 percent of men.

The group points out that glucosamine � derived from shellfish shells � and chondroitin � made from cow cartilage � appear to be free of side effects. Aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs used by millions to ease the pain of arthritis can cause stomach problems, and some studies suggest newer drugs called Cox-2 inhibitors might increase the risk of heart attack. �So we�re excited that there is a dietary supplement that people can take that might help,� said Consumer�s Union Health Editor Ronni Sandroff.

This product stimulates the production of collagen and cartilage and can protect existing cartilage from premature breakdown. Glucosamine and chrondroitin can help the body to heal itself and is a powerful aid in alleviating the symptoms of osteoarthritis. Glucosamine and chrondroitin Sulphates are two natural substances that are found in normal joint tissue and have produced tremendous results in reducing the pain and discomfort caused by arthritis.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) do offer temporary relief from the symptoms of osteoarthritis. Alarmingly, these same NSAIDs also inhibit the body's natural regeneration process. Studies have been conducted proving that NSAID's are associated with increased joint destruction and acceleration of osteoarthritis.

While improvements with glucosamine and chrondroitin will initially occur more slowly than with NSAIDs and other OTC arthritis medications, within a couple of weeks the benefits and effectiveness of glucosamine and ghrondroitin will surpass the NSAIDs.

The great thing about glucosamine and chrondroitin is that you will derive benefits from it long after NSAID's become ineffective, and once your joint is healed to the best of it's ability then you can cease to take glucosamine and chrondroitin. While improvements will be experienced within three weeks it can take a year or more to achieve maximum benefits. When your joint is recovered to the best of it's ability it is still recommended that you take a course (one bottle) of glucosamine and chrondroitin twice a year to ensure that your joints remain healthy and pain free.

Glucosamine and chrondroitin are not analgesic or anti-inflammatory agents, but newly available natural nutrients that act as a catalyst and regulator of connective tissue synthesis providing the body with important raw materials that appear to have a significant impact in halting this debilitating disease. Although osteoarthritis can affect any particular surface, it is most prevalent in the knees, hips and fingers.

In all of the published clinical studies, these two nutraceuticals were consistently shown to:

Relieve pain in three to four weeks, improve joint flexibility, produce no known side effects, attack the root of the problem and not just dulling the pain. Glucosamine and chrondroitin are a natural and safe treatment that addresses the root cause of the problem by appearing to exert a beneficial effect on the disease process itself. Although most physicians consider it to be incurable, osteoarthritis may be stopped in it's tracks or reversed by using glucosamine and chrondroitin. This amazing natural product may also prove effective in dealing with other musculoskeletal conditions. This ground breaking information is well known and widely endorsed in many countries throughout the world.

The use of glucosamine and chrondroitin is only one of the nine steps outlined in Dr. Theodosakis's book.

Step One: Have a thorough consultation with a physician.
Step Two: Take Glucosamine and Chrondroitin to repair damaged joints.
Step Three: Improve your biomechanics to counteract stress to your joints.
Step Four: Exercise regularly.
Step Five: Eat a healthful, joint preserving diet.
Step Six: Maintain your ideal bodyweight.
Step Seven: Fight Depression.
Step Eight: Use traditional medicine as necessary.
Step Nine: Maintain a positive attitude.

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