Glucosamine benefits

There have been numerous studies that have shown glucosamine is known to dull the pain of arthritis, and it also has many benefits for osteoarthritis. Glucosamine can be taken as an over-the-counter dietary supplement and it is known to be completely safe. It is a natural and non-toxic compound and can help to ease joint […]

N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Glucosamine is a type of simple sugar derived from glucose that is one of the building blocks for joint tissue and other connective tissues. It contains amino acids and glucose. N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG) is one form of this sugar. Don’t get it confused with other forms of glucosamine, Glucosamine Sulfate and Glucosamine Hydrochloride, because N-Acetyl […]

Glucosamine side effects

Glucosamine is not a drug, as many may assume, but in fact a dietary supplement. For this reason glucosamine is presumed to be a safer method of treatment than the COX-2 inhibitors or NSAIDS that can be found in medicines like ibuprofen and aspirin. This is because the latter variants have enough toxicity to cause […]

Glucosamine sulfate

Glucosamine sulfate is one of the most popular nutritional supplements that many people take to help relieve the pain of arthritis. Glucosamine itself is an amino acid found naturally in healthy cartilage in the body. There are actually three forms of Glucosamine that are on the market. These are Gluclosamine HCE, Glucosamine Sulfate Sodium and […]

Liquid glucosamine

Liquid glucosamine has been in use for several years in Europe for the purpose of getting rid of joint pain as well as by sportsmen for reducing wear and tear of joints. The reasons behind this are manifold. The first and most obvious one being that liquid glucosamine is very effective and has been tried […]

Glucosamine/Chondroitin/MSM supplements

Many people are familiar with glucosamine and chondroitin as health supplements however MSM is not as well known. Both glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are substances that are normally found in the human body. These substances are found in the cartilage which is present in our joints. These supplements have been available for consumers for some […]