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Turmeric & Arthritis - National Arthritis Week 2020

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Turmeric & Arthritis - National Arthritis Week 2020

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease of the bone and cartilage of the joints, or rheumatoid arthritis, initiated by an immunological response, is a debilitating condition. From the diagram you can see that there is an interaction between oxidative stress and inflammatory factors. Whilst inflammation can be a good thing, as a first response to many negative factors, prolonged issue can bear directly on oxidative stress & cartilage damage. At the same time impaired metabolism – for whatever reason, age, genetics, physical impact – promotes oxidative stress which can reduce cartilage replacement, as well as promoting inflammation. Turmeric is a spice that...

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