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The latest on glucosamine/chondroitin supplements

Despite a lack of conclusive evidence, millions of Americans take glucosamine, chondroitin, or both for joint protection or relief from arthritis pain. While these supplements are considered safe, they are not regulated the way prescription drugs are and can cause side effects. Related Post: Beating osteoarthritis knee pain: Beyond special shoes A placebo can work even when you know it’s a placebo Tai chi may be as good as physical therapy for… Harmful effects of supplements can send you to the emergency Can the weather really worsen arthritis pain? The post The latest on glucosamine/chondroitin supplements appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
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