Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Glucosamine and Chondroitin
Two supplements getting their fair share of press are Glucosamine and Chondroitin.
You won't have to look far to find people who swear by one or both but the evidence is not yet conclusive. We do know that it does not help everyone and despite much study in the area medical researchers have been unable to definitively prove their benefits.
Supplements for osteoarthritis are big business and there are plenty of over the top claims being made.
It does appear that they are safe to take in the medium to long term so discuss them with your doctor.
For a nice summarizing article click here