As we age our bodies face more and more health challenges that demand we place more attention on proper nutrition, physical activity, and preventative wellness. The good news is that scientifically-proven at-home remedies are becoming increasingly more accessible and affordable to implement into our daily lives.
One of the conditions seen increasingly as we age is the onset of osteoarthritis (OA). It is estimated that approximately 20% of individuals before reaching the age of 45 years will be affected by OA and that radiographic signs of OA are estimated to be present in the majority of people by 65 years of age, affecting 80% of those over 75 years old, according to an epidemiological study held by Arden and Nevitt in 2006.(1)
While there are many methods that aid in the prevention and management of osteoarthritis, one of the lesser known therapies is oral collagen supplementation. Common questions around this topic include: What exactly is Osteoarthritis? What is the cellular pathway behind its progression? What is the hidden role of collagen in managing it? Is there an effective, safe supplement of herbal extract that can also be of benefit for OA patients?
Today in our article, we will discuss these questions and finally recommend the best products to introduce to those suffering from this condition.