May also support blood circulation to joints, which may in turn increase flow of antioxidants and glucosamine to sore, swollen joints
Key Ingredients for Joint Supplements
GLUCOSAMINE – (1,500 MG/DAY)
Glucosamine is an important building block of cartilage. Cartilage covers and protects the ends of the bones, allowing bones to move smoothly against each other and acting as a shock absorber. When cartilage is reduced , bone degradation and joint inflammation can arise Try our Glucosamine 1500mg tablets.
CHONDROITIN (1,000 MG/DAY)
Chondroitin acts as a shock absorber for the joint structures. It is also a major component of synovial fluids. Synovial fluids act as a lubricant between the moving surfaces of joints to reduce friction You can find chondroitin in our Glucosamine + Chondroitin.
KRILL OIL (3,000MG/DAY OR MORE)
Krill Oil is a source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and astaxanthin. It also contains phospholipids which are thought to make krill oil an easily absorbable form of Omega-3 fatty acid. All these components may support cardiovascular and joint health.
Turmeric contains compounds called Curcumin which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and are the power behind Turmeric’s joint health benefits. Turmeric has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to provide joint pain relief and maintain healthy joints.
MSM is a naturally occurring organic sulphur compound which has been investigated for its support upon joint health and inflammation. Research* has shown MSM helps to relieve swelling and pain associated with mild osteoarthritis
If you are suffering from joint pain or mild osteoarthritis, your first course of action should be to visit your health professional. Whilst supplements can prove effective at reduction of mild osteoarthritis pain and symptoms, a more cohesive plan that includes exercise, diet and lifestyle modifications will provide the greatest results.
* Kim LS, Axelrod LJ, Howard P, Buratovich N, Waters RF. 2006. Efficacy of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) in osteoarthritis pain of the knee: a pilot clinical trial. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:286-294.