Natural Remedies to Treat Osteoarthritis

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
ALysine and sulfate
BCortisone and glucose
CGlucosamine and chondroitin sulfate
DProtein and omega-3 fatty acid
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Question 2 of 6

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

AChronic severe
BModerate to severe
CMild
DSevere
AChronic severe
BModerate to severe
CMild
DSevere
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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
ARecover after joint replacement surgery
BTreat arthritis pain
CRebuild cartilage
DProtect from cartilage breakdown
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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
AOrange
BGinger
CDandelion
DCitrus
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Question 5 of 6

Do herbal supplements require FDA approval before hitting the market?

ANo
BYes
ANo
BYes
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Question 6 of 6

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

ABiofeedback
BHypnosis
CAcupuncture
DGreen tea consumption
ABiofeedback
BHypnosis
CAcupuncture
DGreen tea consumption
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