Joint Pain How Can I Keep My Joints Healthy
You’ve probably heard that regular exercise can decrease your risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But did you know that regular exercise can improve your joint health?
Here are 10 tips to keep your joints healthy and working:
Move naturally : Exercise that involves movement of the joints such as walking, swimming, cycling and gardening are low-impact and easy on your joints. Avoid high-impact exercise like running and high-intensity weight training.
Joint pain is unacceptably common. In the United States alone, it’s estimated that more than 100 million people suffer from some form of arthritis and related joint pain.
With spring in full swing, we can expect some warm days ahead. You may find yourself spending a lot of time outdoors—running, hiking, biking or playing ball with the kids. But, you may not be thinking about your joints and what you can do to keep them healthy.
When And How To Use Glucosamine, Chondroitin And Msm For Joint Health.
Glucosamine, chondroitin, and MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) are three supplements that are commonly used to ease joint pain and stiffness. We explain how they work and how to find the best product for you.
While glucosamine and chondroitin have been used to ease knee, hip and joint pain for decades, MSM is a newer ingredient that has been studied for its effects on regulating the body’s inflammation response. Glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM are most commonly used together as part of a daily supplement regimen.
For many people, joint health supplements are the first line of defense against aging. The cartilage in your joints acts as a shock absorber. As you get older, certain factors—such as repetitive activity and injury—can wear down your cartilage, resulting in pain and stiffness. Glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM are three supplements commonly used to ease joint pain and stiffness. We explain how they work and how to find the best product for you.
Since joint health is such an important concern for so many people, we’re doing a deep dive into these three ingredients.
What it is: Glucosamine is naturally found in synovial fluid in your joints (1). Synovial fluid helps to cushion and lubricate the joint. Chondroitin is also naturally found in the cartilage that helps to cushion your joints.
Ask Renee: Joint Pain How Can I Keep My Joints Healthy?
Joint pain is an unfortunate reality of aging. While you can’t prevent age-related joint pain (no matter how many glow-in-the-dark yoga poses you do), you can lessen the discomforts of getting older. From eating the right foods to exercising, here’s what you need to know.
Take charge of your joint health. Whether you’re feeling it in your knees or hands, joint pain is one of the most common ailments of aging. The good news? While you can’t prevent it, with the right diet and exercise, you can manage—and even lessen—the discomforts of getting older.
Renee asked: How can I keep my joints healthy? You’re right to be concerned, as the number one reason people go to the doctor is for joint pain, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. And while you can’t prevent age-related joint pain (no matter how many glow-in-the-dark yoga poses you do), you can lessen its discomforts.
Is there a way to eat or exercise to prevent joint pain?
My Answer: Yes, there actually are ways to delay and even prevent age-related joint pain. Eat foods that contain low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and omega-3 fatty acids. These two nutrients can help lower your risk of developing osteoarthritis.