Synovial Fluid

Hyaluronic Acid and Lubricin for Healthy Joints

…summertime, you can look for supplements with eggshell membrane. Another Option for Joint Pain: Lubricin The compound lubricin is also found in synovial fluid. Lubricin is to joints what oil was to the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. It provides the "gliding" action where joint surfaces meet. Together, lubricin…

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Conventional Arthritis Treatments Pose Health Risks

…all of that for you. It requires a lifestyle approach that includes a combination of nutrients and certain foods, plus exercises that allow the synovial fluid to deliver these nutrients into your joints. To relieve acute episodes of arthritis pain, try one of my recommended natural pain relievers. More…

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What Is Arthritis?

Synovial Fluid to Joint Health Many joint problems occur because the cartilage surfaces inside joints have little, if any, direct blood supply. Think of this cartilage as similar to a sponge. It gets most of its nutrients for repair from the fluid within the joint capsule itself, called synovial fluid.…

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VIDEO: How Exercise Promotes Joint Health

…that capsule is a fluid. It's called a synovial fluid, and that fluid is the nourishment. And if you'll look at the cartilage, or think of cartilage as a sponge, and if you take a sponge and you squeeze it, it'll push all the fluid out and you let the sponge loose and it sucks the fluid back in. Well, that's…

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The Dangers of Angiogenesis

…indicates that angiogenesis plays a major part in the calcification of joint cartilage. Researchers have discovered that, in arthritics, the synovial fluid that lubricates and surrounds joint cartilage contains a compound that stimulates blood vessel growth. This substance, called ESAF (endothelial…

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