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Turmeric and curcumin exhibit potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory action, improving symptoms and functionality in patients with Osteoarthritis.

Cholesterol Osteoarthritis Turmeric Curcumin

Turmeric and curcumin exhibit potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory action, improving symptoms and functionality in patients with Osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, is the most commonly encountered chronic joint condition. Almost 30 million Americans suffer from OA, mainly in the knees, lower back, hips, neck and fingers. OA is caused by the tear down of the protective cartilage-made cushion that decreases the friction from bones rubbing against each other at the joints. This process results in a progressively worsening cascade of pain, inflammation and decreasing range of motion. As the condition progresses, the increased damage causes a vicious cycle of inflammation that promotes further damage and so forth. Besides the necessary...

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Turmeric and high cholesterol

Cholesterol Turmeric Curcumin

Turmeric and high cholesterol

According to the CDC,1 approximately 34% of the American population has high LDL cholesterol, and as many as 1 in every 3 of them don’t even know about it. Moreover, although the numbers have improved since the 1990’s, high cholesterol remains a significant risk factor of heart disease, leading to an overconsumption of cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins. However, statins are not devoid of annoying (and sometimes serious) side effects, especially muscle pain and new-onset diabetes. And most people would surely prefer a natural alternative for the treatment of their high blood lipids. If only such a treatment existed? Well,...

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