There are many types of arthritic problems, whose cause is not yet known. Researchers are looking at possible cause for many of these diseases. With osteoarthritis extreme stress on a join may play a role in its origin. Even the biological make up and family history play a role in gout, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, spondylitis and such other arthritic problems. But a study shows that women are almost twice as likely as men to suffer from arthritis which becomes more prevalent after the age of 45.
As new scientific research uncovers the mysteries of the seas, the New Zealand green-lipped mussel (GLM), a shellfish found off the coast of New Zealand has been found to contain the therapeutic agents needed to treat arthritic problems.
Since its discovery in 1947, the green-lipped mussel extract (GLME) has now been subjected to more than 30 years of quality scientific research and proven in laboratory and clinical trials to be effective in treating both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.
The benefit comes as relief from pain and improvement in general mobility. Usually the improvement in these conditions is gradual and progressive. It is also usually long-lasting ad not temporary. Normally, the first thing to be noticed is the reduction in pain which is then followed by a gradual improvement in grip strength freedom of movement and other mobility.
GLME manufactured by Healtheries of New Zealand is now available in India through their authorized representatives- Perma Healthcare. The cost for this therapy of 1000mg per day for the first three months, which can be later reduced to 500 mg per day, i.e. Rs 25 per day.