Eggshells Help Joints


Among the many joint formulas out there, MSM, SAMe, glucosamine, and chondroitin have been well studied, according to Jason Theodosakis, MD, clinical associate professor at the University of Arizona in Tucson and a pioneer in the use of natural joint remedies.

Eggshells help joints

In addition, he says, "Studies show that a single, 500 mg daily dose of natural eggshell membrane, shown as NEM on labels, is enough to improve joint comfort and flexibility in as quickly as 7-10 days." Since each individual's body chemistry is unique, different remedies work better for different people, and NEM, he suggests, is one to try.



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