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25-year old male, 6'3", 220 lbs, very active and not wanting to stop. Experiencing recent knee/patella pain. Taking glucosamine. Possible tendonitis?
Is it safe and useful to use glucosamine to heal tendonitis? Also what happens when I use amino acids for body building?
Maybe: Lots of conditions have a genetic predisposition. We have not entirely figured out the genetic code and so the answer to your question is speculative. Some people due to their genetic makeup are more likely to get certain diseases, such as tendonitis, but are not destined to have it. They just are predisposed. ...Read more
TMJ: Glucosamine is a vitamin that is sometimes used to help try and prevent joint problems, not just the tmj joints. There is usually no harm in trying this. However, if you have a disc problem it may not help. There are a lot of references online that you can read up on for this. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers