Joint Advance Ingredients
At Joint Advance, we firmly believe that giving information to our customers is very important. You deserve to know about the dietary supplement you're taking, what's in the formula, and how it will affect you. We want you to be well informed. If you have additional questions, please read our FAQs Page for more information about Joint Advance. Our Customer Care Department is available to answer your questions, too, so feel free to contact us.
Joint Advance is prepared for you with the finest quality ingredients available. It is made by a manufacturer who has been awarded the prestigious GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) status. Among manufacturers of nutraceutical supplements, this is a coveted award. It takes several years, and many rigorous inspections to finally be authorized to display the GMP symbol.
This means you can be assured your Joint Advance is prepared with meticulous care, in the most sanitary conditions possible, and that each batch is blended to exact standards.
A New Formula is Created
We went to our world-renowned formulator and asked him to analyze the problems of taking care of your joints. We asked him to design a safe, all-natural product to help people, beyond what ordinary joint products were offering.
It took months of concentrated effort by his entire team to assess all the contributing factors. Then, one day not long ago, he called and said three words -- "I've got it!" He had designed an advanced formula, unmatched by anything on the market today. This formula was christened JOINT ADVANCE. We're proud to introduce it to you.
Here's what's you'll get in every tablet:
Glucosamine Complex 1500 mg
Glucosamine is a form of amino sugar that our bodies naturally manufacture. It is considered one of the major building blocks for joint protection. It is usually found in conjunction with Chondroitin Sulfate, and is widely used.
Chondroitin Sulfate 1200 mg
Chondroitin Sulfate is also naturally found in the body. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons states, "It (chondroitin) prevents other body enzymes from degrading the building blocks of joint cartilage."
MSM 900 mg
MSM is a short term for a really long chemical name: methylsulfonylmethane,
(METH-il-sul-FON-il-METH-ane.) MSM provides sulfur, which is a vital building block of joints, cartilage, skin, hair and nails. It also supports the production of energy. It is abundantly available in a normal diet, and is found in meat, eggs, milk and other dairy products. Consequently, we don't usually need MSM to correct a dietary deficiency, but for the other things it does. It helps normal re-building of connective tissue.
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid) 90 mg
Vitamin C deficiency is common in people who don't eat enough fruits and vegetables. It is often characterized by skin that bruises easily, (cutaneous hemorrhages).
The American Journal of Public Health 2004, published results of a study,
titled, "Vitamin C Deficiency and Depletion in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994" (Am J Public Health. 2004 May; 94(5): 870-875.)
The study was conducted by Jeffrey S Hampl, PhD, RD, Christopher A. Taylor, PhD, RD, and Carol S. Johnston, PhD, RD.
The researchers concluded, "...our data indicate that a considerable number of children and adults in the United States are vitamin C deficient or depleted. Health professionals should continue to recommend consumption of vegetables and fruits, especially those that are rich in Vitamin C. In addition, vitamin C supplementation should be discussed with all patients, but especially those who are at the greatest risk of vitamin C deficiency: cigarette smokers and poor eaters."
Ginger Root 100 mg
Ginger is an herb with many benefits. It is most commonly used for nausea and to help digestion. It is known to stimulate the secretion of bile, and helps the liver remove toxins.
White Willow Bark 100 mg
Historical records indicate people have been using willow bark since the time of Hippocrates in 400 B.C. It is used to ease discomfort.
It was not until 1829 when scientists in Europe were able to identify the active ingredient in willow bark. They named it salicin.
Cautions and Possible Side Effects:
Glucosamine is typically made from shellfish, such as crab, lobster or shrimp. Joint Advance is made from shrimp shell. People who are allergic to shellfish should check with their health professional before using Joint Advance.
Most people experience no side effects at all with Glucosamine. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Constipation; diarrhea; drowsiness; headache; heartburn; nausea; upset stomach; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, lips, face, or tongue). These could be signs of shellfish allergy.
Chondroitin is generally considered safe. It is typically made from shark cartilage.
MSM is generally considered safe.
Vitamin C has no known side effects and is considered safe. Over-dosage can cause mild diarrhea.
Ginger has no known side effects and is considered safe. People who are taking a blood-thinning medication should consult with their health care professional
White Willow Bark is generally considered safe with a few exceptions: Children under age 16 should not take willow bark (or aspirin.) Pregnant and nursing women should not take willow bark.
People taking the following medications should check with a health care professional:
Anticoagulants Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Beta-blockers Methotrexate and phenytoin (Dilantin)
If you have questions or need advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider.
As you can see, Joint Advance is a complex, elegant formula, designed specifically to help people. It is unique because of its special ingredients. You can rest assured you are taking a supplement, which is in harmony with your body's chemistry, and is easily metabolized.
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