Natural Remedies to Treat Osteoarthritis

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Question 1 of 6

____ are chemicals found in the building blocks of cartilage.  It is said that supplements help protect from osteoarthritis.

  • ALysine and sulfate
  • BCortisone and glucose
  • CGlucosamine and chondroitin sulfate
  • DProtein and omega-3 fatty acid

Question 2 of 6

Glucosamine was found to be effective in treating which level of osteoarthritis pain?

  • AChronic severe
  • BModerate to severe
  • CMild
  • DSevere

Question 3 of 6

Some oral enzymes – such as bromelain, trypsin, papain, and rutin – are used in Europe to…

  • ARecover after joint replacement surgery
  • BTreat arthritis pain
  • CRebuild cartilage
  • DProtect from cartilage breakdown

Question 4 of 6

What extract was found to reduce pain in some studies after a patient had been standing or after walking?

  • AOrange
  • BGinger
  • CDandelion
  • DCitrus

Question 5 of 6

Do herbal supplements require FDA approval before hitting the market?

  • ANo
  • BYes

Question 6 of 6

Which of the following has NOT been used as an alternative treatment of pain?

  • ABiofeedback
  • BHypnosis
  • CAcupuncture
  • DGreen tea consumption