Flexify is the most comprehensive natural joint health formula available. Seven ingredients critical to building strong, healthy joints are included in every easy-to-swallow tablet. The ingredients in Flexify have been independently shown to provide relief from joint pain, improve flexibility and support healthy joints.
A natural lubricant found in the cartilage, glucosamine acts as a shock absorber to help minimize joint pain. A study done in 2012 demonstrated that glucosamine supplementation significantly reduced the symptoms of osteoarthritis in the lower limbs and delayed the structural progression of osteoarthritis.
Chondroitin attracts fluid to your joints to support cushioning and lubrication. It is a major component of cartilage that gives the joint elasticity; reduces the activity of substances that break down collagen in joints; and assists in the rebuilding of cartilage. In athletes, chondroitin boosts recovery of tissue from exercise or injury to the joints.
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a sulfur-containing building block for cartilage that strengthens joint tissues and helps with elasticity. Research has shown a reduction of symptoms of joint pain, stiffness and decreased flexibility allowing for a better quality of life in individuals with osteoarthritis. A 2004 study found that the combination of MSM with glucosamine provided better and more rapid improvement in patients with osteoarthritis than when either substance was taken alone. MSM has also been shown to be effective in combination with bowellic acids.
Athletes participating in a half marathon in 2017 demonstrated a decrease in muscle and joint pain post-race using MSM.
Boswellia extracts can be an effective painkiller and have anti-inflammatory properties that may prevent the loss of cartilage. Research shows that boswellic acid can prevent the formation of leukotrienes in the body. Leukotrienes are molecules that have been identified as a cause of inflammation which may inhibit the autoimmune process. A study done in 2003 reported decrease in knee pain, increased knee flexion and increased walking distance.
Studies show that curcumin, a chemical in turmeric, can act as a natural painkiller and may play a central role in pain management. This spice is effective for reducing joint pain and swelling by blocking inflammatory cytokines and enzymes.
A 2010 clinical trial using a turmeric supplement showed long-term improvement in pain and function in patients with knee OA. A small 2012 study using a curcumin product, BCM-95, showed more reduced joint pain and swelling in patients with active RA when compared with diclofenac sodium. According to one study out of India, taking curcumin was even more effective at reducing joint swelling and tenderness.
Taken daily, ginger has been shown to work about as well as ibuprofen for hip and knee arthritis pain. Ginger has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties similar to ibuprofen and COX-2 inhibitors (e.g., Celebrex). In a 2012 study, a specialized ginger extract was as effective in reducing inflammatory reactions in RA as steroids. Earlier studies showed that taking a certain extract four times daily reduced osteoarthritis pain in the knee after three months of treatment, and another taken twice daily worked about as well as ibuprofen taken three times daily for hip and knee OA pain.
Because of its ability to reduce inflammation, adding ginger to your diet could help treat both muscle pain and arthritis-related joint pain.
This vitamin builds and maintains strong bones, aids with calcium absorption and may help prevent osteoporosis.
Research has found that vitamin D may play a significant role in joint health, and that low levels may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Study authors also found the vitamin D deficiency was linked to arthritis paid as well.,,
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