Hyaluronic Acid


gluten free hylauronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is a natural polymer consisting of repeating disaccharide units composed of D-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. Hyaluronic acid can contain near 25,000 disaccharide repeats in length.

 

Hyaluronic acid is a key structural component of skin connective tissue, cartilage matrix and joint synovial fluid where it serves as a main lubricating component.

It is presumed that oral administration of hyaluronic acid generates an excess of precursors for body hyaluronic acid synthesis which can stimulate synthesis of new hyaluronic acid in cartilage matrix, synovial fluid and skin.

 

Potential side effects:

  • Have not been reported

Potential drug interactions:

  • Coumadin

Relative contraindications:

  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Chronic anticoagulation therapy

 

Contents: 60 VCaps

 

Dosage information:

The recommended dose of hyaluronic acid is 2 to 6 capsules a day.

 

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Selected references:

Moskowitz RW. Hyaluronic acid supplementation. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2000 Dec;2(6):466-71.

 

Reilly DT. By the way, doctor. I have been taking capsules containing hyaluronic acid for my knees. Is there any downside to this medication? Harv Health Lett. 2009 Feb;34(4):8.

 

Wang CT, Lin J, Chang CJ, Lin YT, Hou SM. Therapeutic effects of hyaluronic acid on osteoarthritis of the knee. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Mar;86-A(3):538-45.

 

 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended nor suited to be a replacement or substitute for professional medical treatment or for professional medical advice relative to a specific medical question or condition.

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