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Question: Glucosamine sulphate, chondroitine....


 mboris_ns - Thu Apr 01, 2004 6:23 pm

Does glucosamine sulphate with MSM and chondroitin really help with joint and bone pain?
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Thu Apr 01, 2004 9:20 pm

User avatar Dear mboris_ns,

Glucosamine and chondroitin can decrease pain in some patients with osteoarthritis, it was found that in some patients it dimininshes rate of progression of osteroarthritis in a recent trial.

You are 22, so, if you are asking about yourself, i don't think that it applies to you as it was tried in patients with joint pain secondary to osteoarthritis and not let us say secondary to exercise in young people.

Thank you very much for using our website http://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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