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Liquid Glucosamine Supplements Synflex Spinal
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
They may via an : Anti- inflammatory effect similar to ibuprophenGet a more detailed answer ›
No evidence for this: Glucosamine & chondroitin are supplements that some believe help osteoarthritis pain (facet joint arthritis in spine); studies have shown mixed results; the american academy of orthopedic surgeons recommend against prescription of these for knee oa as a randomized controlled trial showed no benefit; there is no evidence that they help w/ spinal stenosis; see a spine specialist for treatment recs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi wondering if it is safe to take a liquid calcium supplement at night with glucosamine chondroitin and msm supplement?
Yes: safe, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read more
Are glucosamine & chondroitin supplements effective for elderly people who suffers from spinal stenosis? And for runners?
It is not known yet: The best dose of glucosamine is not known. Most research studies have used doses of 1, 200 to 1, 500 mg per day, usually in two or three separate doses. Because supplement manufacture is more loosely regulated than drug manufacture and producers voluntarily follow good manufacturing practices, purchase glucosamine from a reputable supplier. ...Read more
Not really for bone: Glucosamine is a component of joint cartilage and some studies have shown natural anti-inflammatory effects and lessened joint pains due to this and other supplements. It may even have some healing effects for cartilage injury. Stress injuries to the bone and decreased bone density have more to do with bone mineralization (calcium and phosphate) and wouldn't be affected directly by glucosamine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it effective to take glucosamine supplement for bone injuries like, stress changes to the bone?
Should i be concerned if my 2 son has hemophilia a n b, can I give them supplement such as glucosamine.?
Can you tell me how much time does it take to feel the results of glucosamine, chondroitin & msm supplements?
I have ostioauthritis in one hip and bercitis in the other. How many calcium and glucosamine supplements should I take daily?
Glucosamine: Glucosamine may help with the osteoarthritis pain at a dose of 1500 mg daily. The calcium will not help with either the bursitis or osteoarthritis. You need to discuss the need for supplements of calcium with your doctor. It is to prevent bone loss and the amount you need to take as a supplement depends upon your diet. ...Read more
Prescribed 50k iu 8wks 4 vit d deficiency also to take liquid glucosamine daily.Glucos has 400 iu of vit d.Would be 52, 800 iu total wk. Is this safe?
Yes.: No problem taking 800 iu more per week. ...Read more
Allergic to shell: Fish, that medecine made from shell fish.There is some evidence suggesting that glucosamine, in doses used to treat osteoarthritis, may worsen blood sugar, insulin, and/or hemoglobin A1c (a test that measures how well blood sugar has been controlled during the previous three months) levels in people with diabetes or Insulin resistance. ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lack of evidence: There is no hard conclusive evidence that they work. Anecdotes do not count. However, if the diagnosis is osteoarthritis, especially of the knee or shoulder, i usually have patients give glucosamine a three month trial as glucosamine is very safe (unless shellfish allergy). If it does work, it works within three months. Less problems than with prescription medications. ...Read more
Can you please tell me some creative natural foods to help alleviate or even reverse spinal stenosis? I already know about glucosamine, omega 3s, etc.
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