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.
Boron and Osteoarthritis Boron is a trace element that occurs naturally in soil, plants and metal deposits. Trace elements are also present in very small quantities in the body. Studies have shown a correlation between the amount of boron in the soil and the prevalence of arthritis. For example, in Israel,…