Studies Show Glucosamine Sulfate Works Best for Joint Pain Relief


Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/02/2014 -- Glucosamine has been a widely used herbal supplement, especially among arthritis sufferers. It has been a safe and effective natural alternative for those who want to achieve pain relief and regain their capacity to engage in some physical activities.

However, experts warn that not all forms of glucosamine are equal. According to studies, glucosamine sulfate works best for joint pain relief. It works by slowing down the gradual deterioration of the joint that comes with age, provides pain relief, and can also have potential benefits in overall joint health.

“Several studies support the fact that the sulfate form of glucosamine is more beneficial than the hydrochloride form,” said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O’Sullivan. “We were very careful when developing our formula and selected only the most trusted and thoroughly tested ingredients to include. That is why we chose glucosamine sulfate as opposed to other forms.”

Glucosamine is a nutrient produced naturally by the body and can be found around the joints. However, it can also be obtained from natural sources such as the shells of shellfish.

While many glucosamine products contain glucosamine hydrochloride, consumers should understand that glucosamine hydrochloride many not have the same strong therapeutic effects of glucosamine sulfate.

Experts believe that glucosamine sulfate has healing properties that can improve the movement in joints that are affected by arthritis. Clinical trials that also seem to support the fact that glucosamine sulfate can potentially slow down the progression of joint degeneration.

Many consumers of glucosamine supplements also claim that they did not just experience impressive pain relief, but were also able to regain the regular motion of their joints.

Glucosamine supplements are extremely popular and are second only to omega-3 fish oils as the highest selling dietary supplement on the market. Many supplement providers combine glucosamine with other ingredients for best results, including chondroitin, MSM and turmeric (

About VitaBreeze
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Benjamin Lasance