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What can you tell me about hyaluronic acid?

What can you tell me about hyaluronic acid?

Fluid inside joint: Hyaluronic acid is distributed thougout the body including connective tissue. It is in the highest concentration in fluids in the eye and joint. It is in joint fluid. It bathes the knee, gives nutrition to the cartilage, cushions the joint. When a joint gets disease the hyaluronic fluid beome abnormal. One of the treatments for degenerative arthritis is the injection of hyaluronic acid. ...Read more

Hyaluronic Acid (Definition)

Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body. It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the ...Read more


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What can you tell me about supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections for knee pain?

What can you tell me about  supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections for knee pain?

Arthritis option: Your injectable options for knee arthritis include corticosteroids or hylaluronic acid. Most often for arthritis pain cortisone is the first line injectable option. If this is not an option for you or it has failed to relieve your pain, supartz is one of several brand name hyaluronic acid injectables that can be given every 6months and can be effective. It can take up to 6 weeks to take effect. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Please tell me if there are any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Basically no: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are very safe. Rarely a patient may have an allergic reaction. Most common problem is a local reaction to the Supartz (hyaluronic acid) in the knee that can last 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Tell me about supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections for knee pain?

Tell me about supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections for knee pain?

What you like to: Know, supartz (hyaluronic acid) is a solution of highly purified sodium hyaluronate. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) is one of the hyaluronates used in viscosupplementation. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) is injected directly into the knee joint to restore the cushioning and lubricating properties of normal joint fluid. Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee in those who have failed to respond to simple pain medications. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Yes: Hyaluronic acid is a component of the skin and can be used in anyone male or female. When administered properly, it is perfectly safe. It is an fda approved product. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid really work safe?

Does hyaluronic acid really work safe?

Yes: Hyaluronic acid is a component of the skin and can be used in anyone male or female. When administered properly, it is perfectly safe. It is an fda approved product. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males or boys?

How bad can it be...: ...If our joints are full of it? Whether it is an effective dietary supplement remains to be seen. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid really work for aging?

Does hyaluronic acid really work for aging?

No evidence: At this time there is no scientific evidense to support this although it is usefull in osteoarthritis. It is often used in wound care and eye problems like detached retina. It is sometimes used in cosmetics where it mostly holds water in the skin swelling it a little bit. ...Read more

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What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

Moisturizer: Hyaluronic acid is used in many ways, especially when it comes to the skin. Hyaluronic acid (ha) can be applied to the skin for healing wounds, skin ulcers, and burns. It even works efficiently as a moisturizer. Ha is known to be called “the fountain of youth” as it is a widely used ingredient for most injections or fillers. ...Read more

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What is a natural source of hyaluronic acid ?

Animal joints: This acid is found in animal joints and connective tissue. Make a soup of chicken with bones and skin in the broth. You'll need magnesium to aid in making your own hyaluronic acid so eat some leafy greens with your soup. ...Read more