Health Perception glucosamine 750mg Tablets - 30 Tablets
Glucosamine is a naturally occurring amino sugar which lays down the foundation for everyday re-builing ofconnective tissues, helping to regenerate cartilidge, tendons and ligaments.Now you can supplement your diet with high strength Glucosamine sulphate, with the aditional benefits ofvitamin C, Calcium and Manganese, shown to enhance absorption of nutrients into the joint tissues.With its lower dosage of 750mg glucosamine sulphate, you can choose whether youwould like to take a higher or lower dosage e.g. one or two tablets - depending on yourpreferences. By taking one in the morning and one in the afternoon youll give your bodythe chance to absorb the glucosamine over time.Weve also added 2mg of manganese and 55mg of vitamin C which aids absorption of manganese. Manganese is essential for the formation of certain enzymes, one of which is superoxide dismutase, a powerful antioxidant enzyme that neutralises potentially damaging free radicals. If that wasnt enough weve also added 80mg of calcium to help keep your bones strong.FAQsQ. Have there been any independent clinical trials on the safety and effectiveness of glucosamine and chondroitin?A. Yes. Major independent safety reviews have been conducted by the recognised groups ADIS (published in 2003) and by the Cochrane Collaboration (2005). The ADIS review included more than 1000 patients and concluded that glucosamine has a safety profile similar to that of placebo. The Cochrane group included more than 2,500 patients and said that glucosamine was as safe as placebo.As you can see, there is little dispute about the safety of glucosamine. From time to time there may be isolated newspaper reports about individuals who have had problems while taking glucosamine. Often however these are people who have been taking other products and may have other medical conditions. These reports should not be seen as a cause for concern.Q. Can I take glucosamine if I am pregnant or breast feeding?A. There has been no specific testing with regard to glucosamine and pregnancy. We would, therefore, advise that you discontinue supplementing your diet with glucosamine while pregnant or breast feeding. There are many other supplements on the market which are designed specifically for women during this stage of their lives.Q. Can I take glucosamine even though I have diabetes?A. Recent human studies have shown that glucosamine probably does not effect insulin sensitivity, secretion or action in humans. However, we recommend that you consult your GP before using the product or, indeed, before taking any other new supplement.Q. Will I experience any side effects from taking glucosamine? Is it safe?A Trials with glucosamine products internationally have shown it to be very safe and the supplement is regarded as safe for use as a food supplement. In our own clinical trials there were no noticeable adverse effects in people taking our Health Perception glucosamine tablets. Health Perceptions glucosamine is made to a pharmaceutical GMP standard (Good manufacturing practice).If you are susceptible to stomach upsets, we recommend you take your glucosamine with food. You should also always consult your GP before taking
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