Arthritis & Joint Health :
Many millions of people are affected by pain and suffering from Arthritis and research has shown that Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphates combined have given these people new hope and relief from their painful ailments. Arthritis it causes pain, stiffness and sometimes swelling in or around joints. This can make it hard to complete simple movements you rely on every day for work or taking care of your family. But you can take steps now to avoid arthritis or to reduce pain and resume normal daily activities.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and cause of most types is unknown. Scientists are currently studying what roles three major factors play in certain types of arthritis. These include genetic factors you inherit from your parents, events which occur during your life and how you live on a day-to-day basis. The importance of these factors varies by type of arthritis.
Even though there is a lot of mystery surrounding arthritic joint pain, there is also a tremendous amount of research that points to certain nutrients that help nutritionally support this condition.
Both short and long term studies have been performed with a nutrient called Glucosamine Sulfate. Glucosamine works to stimulate joint function and repair. It is most effective in treating osteoarthritis, most prevalent form of arthritis. A number of studies over last 20 years have shown this to be true. For example, a 1982 clinical study compared usage of NSAID ibuprofen with glucosamine sulfate, for osteoarthritis of knee. The over-all results showed that 44% of glucosamine group had pain relief compared to 15% for ibuprofen.