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Glucosamine Sulfate - Chondroitin - Uses - Benefits - Side Effects

Glucosamine sulfate is a popular dietary supplement. Glucosamine sulfate is often used in combination with chondroitin. Information on the uses, benefits, and side effects of glucosamine. Studies of glucosamine-chondroitin for osteoarthritis have shown the combination is better than placebo, but benefits seem to depend on severity of pain.
  1. A - Z: Dietary Supplements
  2. A - Z: Joint Pain
  3. A - Z: Natural Remedies
  4. Chondroitin Sulfate
  5. Herbal Remedies
  6. Nutrition
  7. Osteoarthritis
  8. Over-the-Counter

Glucosamine / Chondroitin Trial Results Presented At ACR Meeting
Long awaited results from GAIT (Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial) and GUIDE (Glucosamine Unum In Die Efficacy) were presented at the 2005 ACR meeting.

Usual Effective Dose Of Glucosamine / Chondroitin
How much glucosamine or chondroitin should a patient take to achieve a beneficial or therapeutic effect?

Glucosamine: Is It A Beneficial Arthritis Treatment?
Doctors are beginning to recognize that glucosamine might have value for some osteoarthritis patients.

Glucosamine: How Much Is Needed To Achieve Therapeutic Effect?
Researchers have determined that only a small portion of glucosamine is absorbed by the body, suggesting that the typical doses sold over-the-counter are probably not strong enough to help relieve arthritic joints.

Canadian Study: Does Glucosamine Have Long-Term Benefits?
Canadian study suggests the popular osteoarthritis supplement glucosamine has no long-term benefits.

Assessment Of Glucosamine Trials
An assessment of 37 previous clinical trials regarding glucosamine and chondroitin for osteoarthritis.

Glucosamine and Chondroitin
For almost two decades there has been a debate in the treatment of arthritis about the use of the joint supplements glucosamine and chondroitin.

Osteoarthritis Screening Quiz
Osteoarthritis is also known as "wear-and-tear" arthritis. It is typically seen as a primary disease in older people but can occur as a secondary condition in younger people. Injury, occupation, excess weight, and genetics are among the factors which cause the cartilage of a joint to wear away. Take our Osteoarthritis Screening Quiz.

Profile: Glucosamine
Essential information and profile of the supplement Glucosamine, from WholeHealthMD.

The Arthritis and Glucosamine Resource Center
The Arthritis and Glucosamine Resource Center provides up to date information on glucosamine, and insight into other natural approaches to arthritis treatment.

Glucosamine For Arthritis: The Evidence Is Conflicting
Glucosamine appears safe and might be effective for treatment of osteoarthritis, but most published trials lasted only four to eight weeks, from quackwatch.com.

"The Arthritis Cure" - Book Review
An objective review by "drdoc online" of "The Arthritis Cure", a book about glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate for osteoarthritis treatment.

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