Joint Care 101
Osteoarthritis is considered an affliction of the joint cartilage that impedes free movement and leads to pain. It is directly related to aging and tends to get progressively worse over time. When taken regularly, supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin may help to slow the progression of osteoarthritis in the early stages. Other supplements are regularly studied for their beneficial effects on early osteoarthritis. Vitamin D is one such supplement that shows promise.
Studies have shown that ingesting the meat of this distinctive species may inhibit the 5-lipoxygenases pathway to control the production of inflammatory mediators called leukotrienes and reduce the inflammation that causes maladies such as arthritis or asthma.
Replacement surgery is an effective solution to eliminate the chronic pain that comes with joint degeneration due to illness or injury. If you’re considering knee replacement, here are a few things you need to know.
- Darla Ferrara
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There are no known foods to slow down or reverse the body’s natural changes associated with aging. However, eating a wide variety of healthy foods, especially those packed with antioxidant and nutrients important to tissue repair and healing, is the best way to stay healthy and slow down the aging process.
- Flexable Health