DetailsGlucosamine not only stimulates production of cartilage, but improves joint function and aids in reducing joint pain, including those suffering from arthritis and athletic injuries to the joints.Chondroitin Sulfate, otherwise known as chondroitinsulfuric acid (CSA) is a type of glycosaminoglycan or member of the polysaccharide chain in proteoglycans.Proteoglycans consist of units of polysaccharies (95%) and protein (5%). Chondroitin Sulfate acts like a "liquid magnet" to help attract fluid into the proteoglycan molecules. This is important for two reasons: the fluid sweeps nutrients into the cartilage and the fluid acts as a spongy shock absorber.*Daily value not established.Other Ingredients: Kosher gelatin (capsule), and silicon dioxide. Contains: Shellfish (shrimp & crab)Directions: As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules daily or as directed by a physician. Best results are obtained with long term use (more than three months).
Warnings: This dietary supplement contains shellfish.
Pregnant or lactating women, diabetics, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements.
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Glucosamine with Chondroitin
1) What is glucosamine?
Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance found in the fluid around our joints. It is naturally present in animal bones, bone marrow, shellfish and fungi.
2) Why do we need glucosamine?
Glucosamine is vital for building cartilage. Cartilage is a flexible, tough connective tissue found in several areas of the body. This fine, rubbery tissue functions as padding, a cushion for bones and joints.
Joint cartilage requires glucosamine because it is a precursor for glycosaminoglycans (glucosamine makes glycosaminoglycans). Glycosaminoglycans are a major component of joint cartilage.
Sulfur needs to be incorporated into cartilage in order to make and repair it. Glucosamine plays a crucial role in incorporating sulfur into cartilage.
As we age, glucosamine levels go down, which can lead to eventual joint deterioration.
3) What is chondroitin?
Chondroitin is a component of human connective tissues found in cartilage and bone.
It reduces pain and inflammation, improves joint function and slows progression of osteoarthritis (OA).
It is believed to enhance the shock-absorbing properties of collagen and block enzymes that break down cartilage. Helps cartilage retain water and may reverse cartilage loss when used with glucosamine.
4) What are the directions for taking this supplement?
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules daily or as directed by a physician. Best results are obtained with long term use (more than three months).
5) Is this supplement vegetarian?
This dietary supplement contains shellfish and the capsules are made of gelatin.
6) How big is the capsule ? Is it hard to swallow ?
The capsule size is medium to small. It’s very easy to swallow.
7) Is the product manufactured at a GMP certified plant?
Yes. All the products are manufactured at GMP certified plant (Good Manufacturing Practice) only
8) Can the powder be removed from the capsule and dissolved in water for someone who find it difficult to swallow the capsule ?
Yes. The capsule can be conveniently opened and contents can be dissolved in water before consuming.
9) Is the product Gluten-Free ?
Yes, the product is Gluten-Free
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