Curcumin, boswellia, and sore joints.

Inflammation doesn’t get more obvious than sore joints. Conventional arthritis drugs cause significant problems, like kidney damage, and bleeding in the stomach, so it would be nice to know if there was anything else. Researchers at the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Boston recently thought they would have a look at curcumin, the major anti-inflammatory in turmeric, and boswellia. Research is still at a fairly early stage (unlike drugs, there is no money to be made proving natural substances work), but various trials show they work as well as conventional anti-inflammatories, the sort your doctor would prescribe, with far fewer complications. See the results of their literature search here

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Dr Mulgan, co-founder and CEO of LifeGuard, witnesses the impacts of the western lifestyle on the ageing process through his practice as a GP. A significant part of Dr Mulgan’s practice sees him providing care to residents in retirement homes. It was his desire to place a fence at the top of the cliff, instead of an ambulance at the bottom, that lead to our flagship product, LifeGuard Essentials.

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