Natural Remedy for Arthritis
Natural Prescription for Arthritis
Glucosamine from glucosamine sulfate (glucosamine hydrochloride if you're allergic to sulfate or shellfish): 1500 mg per day in divided doses (okay to take 3000 mg a day for the first month)
Chondroitin Sulfate: 1200 to 1500 mg (okay to reduce to 500 mg per day if you like, after the first few months)
MSM: 1000 to 4000 mgOmega-3 fish oil (or essential fatty acids): 1 to 5 g (1000 to 5000 mg)
Exercise: Water aerobics or tai chi
Note: The above dosages are daily and in pill or capsule form unless otherwise noted. Always consult with your physician.