What's the alternative? Dee Atkinson of Napiers Herbalists gives the alternative solution.
GLUCOSAMINE sulphate is an amino sugar and is one of the building blocks of cartilage.
It is specific for treating joint problems and may help with your hands.
You need to take it for about three months before you will notice any change.
Try and avoid acid forming foods such as citrus fruit, tomatoes and coffee, as these can sometimes make the arthritis worse.
Sometimes drinking a tea made of Willow Bark and Meadowsweet can relieve the symptoms. Another suggestion is to take 1000mg of Evening Primrose oil.
For more information on the visit www.napiers.net
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