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The Amazing Joint Health Properties of MSM

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Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a small molecule containing sulfur that is important for the synthesis of cartilage found in joints. It promotes healthy levels of inflammation to help with joint discomfort that can inhibit mobility. Many studies have shown that MSM is safe even at high doses and has potential to increase joint health including in relation to physical function and the inhibition of cartilage degeneration. It has also been shown to reduce oxidative stress and may improve exercise recovery. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a compound that is found naturally in many foods as well as in our bodies MSM can improve...

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Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion: 7 Nutrients Commonly Depleted by Medications

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Drug-induced nutrient depletion occurs when prescription medications deplete, block absorption, increase excretion, or increase utilization of nutrients resulting in nutrient deficiency. Most medications have potential to deplete nutrients contributing to side effects, poor tolerability, & sometimes discontinuation. Many medications can cause nutrient deficiencies Nutrient deficiencies can be mistaken for symptoms of disease Drug-induced nutrient depletion and deficieny can be addressed with dietary modifications and the use of safe, quality supplements Some common drug-induced nutrient depletions are discussed Medications can disrupt the balance of intestinal bacteria that can impact your overall nutritional status and health Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Prescription medications are...

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Protecting Against Cartilage Degradation

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Cartilage protects bones where joints are located. It contains dense extracellular matrix (ECM) that gives cartilage the ability to withstand stress. Matrix enzymes known as metalloproteinases (MMPs) can contribute to the degradation of cartilage that is associated with inflammation and arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). Pinnaclife® JointHealth with Olivamine® contains ingredients that help inhibit inflammation and MMPs, including the potent olive polyphenols hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein. Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and olive leaf extract containing high concentrations of these polyphenols have been shown to inhibit MMPs and prevent inflammation and cartilage degradation. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), curcumin, and taurine...

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Magnesium and Your Health

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Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for overall health, but deficiency is common and contributes to multiple disease processes. Symptoms of magnesium deficiency include headaches, high blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, muscle cramps, mood disorders, insomnia, and more. Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in the body Deficiency is increasingly common for several reasons Deficiency contributes to the cause, symptoms, and/or severity of many health conditions Most people could likely benefit from getting more magnesium in their diet Magnesium should be included with all calcium supplements Tell me More about Magnesium! Magnesium is one of the most...

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