|Definition:||Glucosamine sulfate holds some very exciting potential as a
safe treatment for osteoarthritis and other inflammatory joint
conditions. It is a naturally occurring amino-monosaccharide found in
the joints of mammals. When taken as a dietary supplement,
glucosamine appears to significantly restore normal biochemistry in
supporting the rebuilding and healing of osteoarthritic cartilage. A
glucosamine deficiency has been linked to osteoarthritis. Some studies
have supported the ability of glucosamine to heal anti-inflammatory
|Applications:||Arthritis (especially osteoarthritis), cartilage injuries,
connective tissue disease, joint pain and TMJ.
|Recommendations:||Look for pharmaceutical grade products with
strong potency and guaranteed purity. This supplement should always
be taken in conjunction with chondroitin sulfate for maximum benefit.
Dosages should be higher initially with a tapering off over time. Results
will be noticeable within a month to six weeks.|