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Should I take glucosamine supplement for bone injuries like, stress changes to the bone?
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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery
8 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Won't help
Some people feel glucosamine might benefit osteoarthritis or cartilage problems with the joints.
Has nothing to do with the bone structure or mass of the bone or healing of bone.

In brief: Won't help
Some people feel glucosamine might benefit osteoarthritis or cartilage problems with the joints.
Has nothing to do with the bone structure or mass of the bone or healing of bone.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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