• Joint health
Supplement FactsServing Size:1 Capsule
Methylsulfonylmethane … 500 mg
Glucosamine Sulfate (KCl) … 500 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: ascorbyl palmitate. Capsule: hypromellose.
AOR Guarantees: that no ingredients not listed on the label have been added to the product. Contains no wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, dairy, soy or eggs.
Source: MSM- Pharmaceutical Synthesis from DMSO; Glucosamine - Crabshell
What Is It?
MSM or methylsulfonylmethane is a naturally occurring form of organic sulfur found in living organisms. In humans, sulfur is present throughout the body in several organic compounds and is a factor in a number of different processes in the body. Glucosamine is synthesized by combining glucose and the amino acid glutamine. Glucosamine sulfate is naturally found in joint cartilage and synovial fluid, and the body requires sulfate to produce cartilage tissue. Methylsulfonylmethane and glucosamine seem to produce superior results when used in combination than when they are used separately.
What Does It Do?
Primary Uses: MSM is primarily used to reduce the symptoms of knee pain and reduced physical function in osteoarthritis due to its anti-inflammatory and connective tissue supporting activities. Glucosamine is arguably the best-studied of all joint-support supplements, serving the needs of young and old, athletic and arthritic or injured. Glucosamine is an amino sugar used to create cushioning fluids and tissues around joints. It also repairs damaged arthritic joints, reduces pain, and builds synovial fluids.
Who Should Take It?
MSM + Glucosamine is an ideal supplement for those looking for joint support, for those with degenerative joint conditions or joint pain and inflammation. AOR's new MSM + Glucosamine formula now contains a vegetarian glucosamine sulfate, making it shellfish-free.
Glucosamine, MSM and their combination produced an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect in osteoarthritis. Combination therapy showed better efficacy in reducing pain and swelling and in improving the functional ability of joints than the individual agents. The onset of analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity was found to be more rapid with the combination than with Glucosamine. (Usha & Naidu, 2004)
Take 1 capsule three times a day with food and avoid taking at bedtime, or as directed by a qualified health care practioner. Use for a minimum of 1 month to see beneficial effects.
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