What is Glucosamine?
First things first, let us understand what is Glucosamine. Glucosamine is an amino acid that is naturally produced in the human body which helps in building cartilage in the joints. Cartilages are firm and flexible connective tissues found in various body organs and one they are joints. Despite the natural production of Glucosamine, there comes a point when the human body loses its ability to synthesize Glucosamine, thus rendering with lack of the cartilage building amino acid.
To meet the bodily requirement of Glucosamine, it is consumed as a dietary supplement. So from where does, this Glucosamine comes from? Glucosamine can be extracted from both; animal as well as non-animal sources. Most commonly it is produced by the hydrolysis of crustacean exoskeletons and less commonly by the fermentation of grains such as wheat and corn, with latter being the vegetarian Glucosamine also known as Glucosamine HCL. As sourced from vegan sources, Glucosamine HCL is considered to be safer and GMO-free.
- Glucosamine HCL may help in curing and receiving pain in the following conditions:
- Kashmin-Beck Disease
- Knee Pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Jaw Pain
- Back Pain
- Joint Pain
- Early evidences in some studies have suggested the benefits of Glucosamine HCL in the above mentioned conditions, along with the consumption of chondroitin sulphate and other supplements. Consult your doctor for a better understanding.
Precautions to take Glucosamine HCL-rich dietary supplement if you have the following conditions:
Pregnant - There is no much information available on Glucosamine HCL if it is safe to consume for a pregnant or a breastfeeding female. If you are either of those two, consult your gynecologist.
Asthmatic - Glucosamine HCL might worsen asthma and so it is recommended not to go for dietary supplements which are Glucosamine HCL enriched.
Diabetic - There have been some preliminary researches suggest that intake of Glucosamine HCL might raise blood sugar, thus making it bad for diabetics. Although studies have also shown that Glucosamine HCL does not have a significant effect on the blood sugar levels of people suffering from Type 2 diabetes. Consult your doctor for the best advice.
Glaucoma - Glucosamine HCL might increase the pressure inside the eye resulting in damage to the optic nerve which in turn shall result in vision loss. If you are suffering from Glaucoma, consult your ophthalmologist.
High cholesterol and blood pressure - Although it has not been seen in humans, Glucosamine HCL has concerns that it might increase the levels of insulin which in turn increase the cholesterol levels.
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