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New Zeland Green Lipped Mussel Extract Biolane® GLME
Introduction Potential Benefits Composition Mode of Action Comparing GLM Extract with Glucosamine Comparing GLM Extract with NSAIDs Efficacy The Science Behind Biolane® GLME


Comparing GLM Extract with NSAIDs

NSAID's GLM Extract
Rapid action but a short lasting effect Slow and progressive with a long lasting effect
No Cox-2 Selectivity Cox-2 selective
Can damage joint cartilage Helps regenerate and improve condition of cartilage
Can cause stomach ulceration and hemorrhage Gastroprotective - does not cause ulceration or hemorrhage
Can cause renal dysfunction No adverse effects on renal function
Adverse influence on platelets (dilutes blood) No adverse effects on platelets
Can provoke dermatological skin problems (psoriasis) Can help reduce effects of psoriasis
Can aggravate hypertension No adverse effects on hypertension
Can increase the risk of heart attacks (myocardial infarction) No risk of myocardial infarction
NSAID's have adverse side effects, some of which can be serious Negligible adverse side effects, none of which are serious

Advisory: This is not intended for the diagnosis or treatment of medical complaints. It is for information purposes only.

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