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Bromelin - has anyone ever taken it for their joint pain?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Bromelain is an enzyme derived from pineapple stem. It does have some antiinflammatory action.
It can be taken for joint pain. It needs to be coated (enteric) coated so it is not inactivated by stomach acid before getting into the bloodstream.

In brief: Yes
Bromelain is an enzyme derived from pineapple stem. It does have some antiinflammatory action.
It can be taken for joint pain. It needs to be coated (enteric) coated so it is not inactivated by stomach acid before getting into the bloodstream.
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