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What has been your experience with glucosamine and chondroitin in regard to arthritis?
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Dr. Theodore Shybut
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Glucosamine & chondroitin are supplements some believe help osteoarthritis pain; studies show mixed results; the american academy of orthopedic surgeons recommend vs.
Prescribing these for knee oa b/c a randomized controlled trial showed no benefit; anecdotally, some people feel improved, some don't; take 1500/1200 mg g/c daily for many weeks to see if it works for you, talk to your doc about them.

In brief: 50/50
Glucosamine & chondroitin are supplements some believe help osteoarthritis pain; studies show mixed results; the american academy of orthopedic surgeons recommend vs.
Prescribing these for knee oa b/c a randomized controlled trial showed no benefit; anecdotally, some people feel improved, some don't; take 1500/1200 mg g/c daily for many weeks to see if it works for you, talk to your doc about them.
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