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Archive for May 18th, 2011

Arthritis is very crippling and painful. There are treatments that can help lesson the pain, but not take it away totally. One of the treatments for knee osteoarthritis is glucosamine. Glucosamine is one of the most non-vitamin, non-mineral, dietary supplements used by adults in the United States.

As with any vitamins, there are different ways that you can take it. Liquid glucosamine is easy to digest, especially if you don’t take pills well. This alternative might be better suited for you. Sinceis usually derived from the shells of shellfish while the allergen is within the flesh of the animals, it is probably safe to use, even if you have a shellfish allergy.