Osteoarthritis is a type of inflammation in bone joints caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of cartilages (firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints) of one or more joints.
Joint Pain Treatment
To relief joint pains a natural supplement with a combination of glucosamine sulphate and omega-3, found in fish: commonly known as GlucOmega is more effective than supplementing with only glucosamine sulphate alone.
Glucosamine occurs naturally in human bodies but as people age; it becomes harder for them to produce more reserves. Glucosamine has been shown to play an important role in joint health, as it is an integral constituent in the structure of cartilage and ligaments and is essential for the smooth working and re-building of connective tissues.
The importance is supported further by a number of studies which show that the supplement can slow down or even prevent the need for total joint replacement.
According to medics, osteoarthritis is primarily related to aging. As one ages, the water content of the cartilage increases, and the protein make-up of cartilage degenerates. Eventually, cartilage begins to degenerate by flaking or forming tiny cracks. In advance cases, there's a total loss of cartilage cushion between the bones of the joints. Repetitive use of worn-out joints over the years can irritate and inflame the cartilage, causing joint pain and swelling.
Joint Pain Causes
Loss of the cartilage cushion causes friction between the bones, leading to pain and limitation of the joint mobility. Inflammation of the cartilage can also stimulate new bone outgrowth to form around the joints. Osteoarthritis occasionally can develop in multiple members of the same family, implying a hereditary basis for this condition.
Symptoms of Osteoarthritis
This condition is often thought to be critical and disabling. However, experts dispute this. they say that symptoms vary greatly from person to person, and between different affected joints. Signs vary between the amount of damage to the joints and the severity of the symptoms. For example, a joint may be severely damaged without causing symptoms, or symptoms may be severe without affecting the movement of a joint.
There is no cure for osteoarthritis, but symptoms can be eased by using a number of different treatments. Mild symptoms can often be managed through exercise or by wearing suitable footwear.
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