Monday, December 22, 2014

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A variety of supplements exist for the supposed treatment of osteoarthritis.  Some provide pain relief while others claim to actually help stop the progression of the disease.  Cherry extract, glucosamine and chondroitin are the most popular supplements for osteoarthritis, though their efficacy has been questioned by doctors and research studies.

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There is a new prescription medication on the market that excites me. The name of the medication is Limbrel (Flavocoxid). Flavocoxid is a blend of flavonoids, which are antioxidants commonly found in fruits, vegetables, and other foods. Flavonoids are part of another group of compounds called polyphenols. Large amounts of polyphenols are found…

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