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Glucosamine

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Glucosamine - What is it for

Glucosamine may help to provide relief in osteoarthritis, especially of the knees. Osteoarthritis is a condition caused by the wearing down of the cartilage, a substance that helps to cushion the ends of bones in your joints. Glucosamine reduces joint pain and stiffness by strengthening the cartilage and reducing friction around the joints.

Glucosamine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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