... I went to see a doctor about knee pain. He suggested that I take glucosamine chondroitin. Since I have an allergy to shellfish, is the glucosamine chondroitin made without shellfish as effective? ... (2 replies)
... Just asked an orthopedic surgeon that same question...he said not enough research to say at this time but some folks swear by it and realize that it was helping when they stop taking it (10 replies)
... I'm fairly sure I have read several stories in the news within the last year that say there is absolutely no proof that either glucosamine or chondroiton help arthritis sufferers. ... (10 replies)
Has anyone with Arthritis found (Glucosamine) to be helpful.
Is it better taken with (Chondroitin).
Solofelix. (10 replies)
... However, I read glucosamine together with chondroitin reduced pain in those with severe osteoarthritis, 70 over per cent vs 50 over percent in placebo. ... (2 replies)
... I know your post got cut short but let me share this with you. Many people swear by glucosamine and others like chondroitin and some like the 2 together but the studies show no improvement from glucosamine. ... (2 replies)
... I was told by a dietitian that Glucosamine(s) that contain fish oil increase (2 replies)
... I use a liquid glucosamine formula that has boswellin, bromelain, and yucca. It is called Synflex. ... (2 replies)
... By the way I have been taking this Glucosamine sulphate for quite some time now and there has been so far no allergic reaction. ... (9 replies)
... It's BLACKMORES vegetarian glucosamine. And it specifies on the container that as some people are allergic to shellfish and some are vegetarian, this product was made for such people. For your information this product is made in Australia.
Regards (9 replies)
... Thanks for your reply.
The package says:
Active ingredient per tablet
Glucosamine sulphate sodium chloride complex 1g(1000mg)
Equivalent to glucosamine sulfate 750 mg
No added yeast, gluten, wheat, milk derivatives, preservatives, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners.
What do you think? (9 replies)
... Hi, glucosamine is a natural substance found in the shells of shellfish, animal bones and bone marrow. If you are allergic to shellfish you should not use this product. ... (9 replies)
... I don't know that glucosamine sulfate comes in any other form than as glucosamine sulfate so it may not matter. I am also allergic to it and just avoid it in any form. ... (9 replies)
... I was taking glucosamine sulphate and was itching all night long. Thinking I was allergic to shellfish, I stopped it and felt fine. Recently I started taking glucosamine sulphate that was derived from plants and I again developed the itchiness. Now I am thinking if it the sulphate that I am allergic to or glucosamine itself. ... (9 replies)
... I've read that too ... then went out and purchased some last week on the recommendation of several people with first hand experiences of having significant improvement. (6 replies)
... A recent article in the newspaper said that chondroitin and glucosamine were found to be ineffective for arthritis. That's not to say that you won't get some relief. ... (6 replies)
... My hubby took glucosamine with no effect and I had no effect prior to developing the allergy. And that was years and years ago. ... (6 replies)
... I think everyone is different and Glucosamine works for some and not others. Allergies are whole different story. Why are some people allergic and not others? ... (6 replies)
... I know many believe in glucosamine but here's the problem....osteoarthritis can just go "into remission" and stop for a while and everyone thinks it's the supplement they are taking. ... (6 replies)
... My wife had her right hip replaced on 12/18/1994 and 3 Doctors opinions said that her left hip was not far behind. That was about the time Glucosamine/Chondrotin came on the market and she took it daily and the left hip worked OK for 14 years and was replaced in 2008.
I have read some of these research reports and wonder about their validity???
We have never used Knox... (6 replies)