MSM – What Is It and Why Is It Important?

MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a form of sulfur that can be beneficial for treating arthritis, joint pain, and inflammation. It can be particularly useful for muscle injuries and types of arthritis because it strengthens connective tissue. Also, it helps to increase the permeability of the joint and muscle membranes allowing the release of excess fluid. This can result in the relief …

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Prescription Drug Prices Soaring in 2020

Prescription drug companies raise the prices of medications annually. For the past decade, drug prices have been soaring higher and higher with seemingly no end in sight. These price hikes have forced  1 in 10 Americans to ration or cut back on taking their prescription drugs. This is a dangerous practice that has already taken the lives of some Americans and puts many …

Lyme Disease and Natural Relief

The occurrence of Lyme disease, as with many of the other tick-borne diseases, has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that travels in the stomach of ticks. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected black-legged deer tick. Lyme disease gets its name from the Connecticut town …

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DMSO – What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is a colorless liquid organosulfur compound discovered in the 1860s. While it began as a by-product of the wood industry, it has been in use as a commercial solvent since 1953. In the early 1960s, while researching ways to preserve organs for transplant surgeries Dr. Stanley Jacob with the Oregon Health & Science University made a remarkable discovery. …

Glucosamine Sulfate

Glucosamine is a natural amino sugar found in our body tissues that cushion our joints. The body produces glucosamine naturally and distributes it in cartilage and other connective tissue. It plays a key role in cartilage construction and the incorporation of sulfur into cartilage. Some studies suggest that glucosamine sulfate potassium may reduce stiffness, joint swelling and osteoarthritis related pain. …

Understanding Glucosamine & Does It Work

OK short answers before we get into the ultimate guide on Glucosamine! Glucosamine Supplements Do They Work? Yes, no, and it depends…. “To understand that you really need to read below and educate yourself, to see if it is the right fit for you.” That seems to be the common question we get so we wanted to clear that up …

3 Health Benefits of Hydrolyzed Collagen Type II

Joint problems do not discriminate. They can affect a wide range of people young and old. Regardless of the type of condition you have with your joints, one thing is certain: a good joint supplement may help boost your joint health. Also, it may help reduce inflammation, pain levels, and discomfort. Hydrolyzed collagen is a beneficial ingredient in joint supplements. …

6 Health Benefits of MSM

Methyl sulfonyl methane, also known as MSM, is a naturally occurring compound found in the bodies of plants and animals. These natural levels of MSM often decline as you age which can lead to a sulfur deficiency and eventually organ and tissue malfunction. What does this mean for you? Well, for one, sulfur is an imperative component in several structures …

Glucosamine Sulfate vs. Glucosamine Hydrochloride

Not all glucosamine is equal If you have arthritis or joint pain there is a good chance that a friend, relative, or doctor suggests glucosamine.  Glucosamine can be very effective for some people, while other people don’t believe it works.  Part of the reason people get different responses to it is because of the type of glucosamine they’re using. It …