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Natural Help for Arthritis
It shouldn’t hurt to walk your dog…But for millions of people suffering from arthritis and swollen joints, the simplest movement can be painful. …and you shouldn’t have to be a chemist to find relief.S

Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Arthritis
Arthritis is a degenerative disease in the joints, causing pain, inflammation and limitation of movement. Osteoarthritis is one of the most widespread types of arthritis. It affects the body by wearing down the cartilage between the joints.

OptiMSM- The Highest Quality MSM Supplement
MSM is a sulfur-rich nutrient found in much of the natural world around us (plants, ocean water, etc.). As a dietary supplement, it is promoted for a variety of uses in everything from the maintenance of healthy joints and digestive systems to relief from pain and inflammation of arthritis, improved flexibility and appearance of scar tissue, and even allergy symptoms.

MSM - Anti-inflammatory and Joint Support
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a byproduct of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO). DMSO is defined as "an alkyl sulfoxide" that has the abilities to "penetrate plant and animal tissues" and use as a cryogenic agent.

Tips for Prevention of Osteoporosis
The bone disease of Osteoporosis affects approximately 25 million women and 5 million men yearly. Of post-menopausal women, from one third to one half are at risk for developing this crippling and painful disease.

Glucosamine and Chondroitin: A Powerful Combination for Joints
Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative disease of the cartilage and adjacent bone of joints. Most elderly people are afflicted to some extent, while younger people are also at risk, especially if they have suffered joint trauma, have had repetitive use of certain joints due to occupation or lifestyle, or if they are obese.

The Hidden Danger of Osteoporosis
“Osteo” comes from the Greek term “osteon” which means bone, and “porosis” refers to thinning or becoming porous. Hence the term “osteoporosis” describes the progressive thinning and weakening of the bones which comprise the framework of our body structure.

Ostivone - A powerful tool for maintaining bone health
Ostivone is the commercial name of the naturally occurring bioflavonoid ipriflavone. This compound, which is found in low concentrations in leguminous plants such as alfalfa, is manufactured synthetically to be identical to the natural product.

How to Choose a Calcium Supplement
Calcium is an essential mineral in the makeup of our bones - 99% of the calcium in our bodies is stored in our bones and teeth. Obviously, one of the highest sources of calcium in our diet comes from dairy products (milk, cheese, eggs, yogurt).

How to Avoid Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is an insidious disease that silently and progressively undermines bone density and promotes fracturing due to a loss of bone integrity. Progressive osteoporosis can be recognized by a gradual but significant loss in height, formation of a dowager’s hump (extreme curvature of the upper back, particularly in females), and fractures of the femur (thigh), radius (wrist), and lower vertebrae (lumbars).