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Are glucosamine, chondroitin, and msm healthy for a 16 year old boy?

Not unhealthy. This supplement is not unhealthy but it not likely to help in any way in a 16 year old boy or girl. Read more...

What are the side effects of flex a min triple strength vitamin Flex-A-Min Glucosamine Chondroitin Msm Tablets Triple Strength?

"Neutraceutical" It's best to enquirer of the manufacturer; there is no independent vetted databank to give you a reliable answer. Read more...
Should be none. Glucosamine and chondroitin are both quite safe for joint cartilage, and may have some benefits. Read more...

How useful is glucosamine-chondroitin-msm in treating joint pains?

I am not sure. The theory behind using the glucosamine and chondroitin joint supplements is that more of the cartilage building blocks will be available for cartilage repair.Some study shows less pain in the joint, like when people take Motrin but real evidence of cartilage repair. Thank you. Read more...
Some feel it helps. Some of the studies suggest it may help while others do not. In the appropriate patient who wants to take it, i tell them it may or make not help. I have no reason to proactively recommend. There can be side effects: nausea, diarrhea or constipation, indigestion, upset stomach, soft stools, heart burn, the diabetic patient may have a risk of increased glucose (sugar). Read more...
Not useful. There is no good evidence that these supplements do anything. Save your money and go to the gym to exercise regularly. Read more...