Arthmender


Supports Healthy Joints and Flexibility

Benefited Health Profile
  • Joint concerns 
  • Body Stiffness
  • Recovering from injury
  • Slow healing
  • Overweight or obese
Recommended For
  • Musculoskeletal Support
  • Connective Tissue Function
  • Inflammation Response
  • Body Flexibility Support
  • Active Joints and Muscles

Arthmender offers a joint tune-up that addresses inflammation, lubrication and circulation.

100% Herbal Extracts Formulation
Common Name Botanical Name Primary Benefits
Guggul
Commiphora Mukul
Promotes healthy inflammation response
Castor
Ricinus Communis
Supports healthy inflammation response
Chinese Chaste Tree   
Vitex Negundo
Sustains natural pain management
Ginger Zingiber Officinale
Bolsters peripheral circulation
Ashwagandha Withania Somnifera
Fosters muscle relaxation
Indian Frankincense Boswellia Serrata
Aids joint lubrication
Long Pepper Piper Longum
Nurtures healthy thermogenic response
Ajowan
Trachyspermum Ammi
Supports healthy inflammation response
Deodar Cedar Cedrus Deodara
Reinforces inherent muscle tone
Shatavari Asparagus Racemosus
Sustains healthy immune system response
Fenugreek Trigonella Foenum-Graecum
Bolsters natural detoxification
Asafetida Ferula Asa-Foetida
Promotes normal muscle relaxation

Arthmender's proprietary formulation contains 269 phytonutrients that exert 514 synergistic
activities on your body. Many of these phytonutrients are widely recognized for their contribution to Joint Health.

For example:

  • Ascorbic Acid - Reduces risk of joint problems by helping to form, repair, and maintain cartilage collagen. McAlindon TE, "Do Antioxidant Micronutrients Protect Against the Development and Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis?", Arthritis Rheum 1996, 39:648-56.

  • Beta-Carotene - May reduce the risk of the progression of joint problems. McAlindon TE, "Do Antioxidant Micronutrients Protect Against the Development and Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis?", Arthritis Rheum 1996, 39:648-56.

  • Boswellic Acid - Linked to improved joint health. Sengupta K, Alluri KV, Satish AR, "A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study of the Efficacy and Safety of 5- Loxin(R) for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee", Arthritis Res Ther. Jul 30 2008, 10(4):R85.

  • Copper - Needed for effective cross-linking of collagen and elastin. National Acadamies Press, “Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, and Zinc”, Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), Institute of Medicine (IOM), 2000.

  • Curcumin - May improve joint health. Kuptniratsaikul V, Thanakhumtorn S, Chinswangwatanakul P, "Efficacy and Safety of Curcuma Domestica Extracts in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis", J Altern Complement Med., 2009 Aug, 15(8): 891-7.

  • Ginger Extracts - Reduce osteoarthritis pain (Altman RD, Marcussen KC, "Effects of Ginger Extract on Knee Pain in Patients with Osteoarthritis", Arthritis Rheum 2001, 44:2531-38; Bliddal H, Rosetzsky A, Schlichting P, "A Randomized, Placebo- Controlled, Cross-Over Study of Ginger Extracts and Ibuprofen in Osteoarthritis", Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2000, 8:9-12; Marcus DM, Suarez-Almazor ME, "Is There a Role for Ginger in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis?", Arthritis Rheum 2001, 44:2461-2; Wigler I, Grotto I, Caspi D, Yaron M, "The Effects of Zintona EC (a Ginger Extract) on Symptomatic Gonarthritis", Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2003, 11:783-9; Chrubasik JE, Roufogalis BD, Chrubasik S, "Evidence of Effectiveness of Herbal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in the Treatment of Painful Osteoarthritis and Chronic Low Back Pain", Phytother Res. Jul 2007, 21(7):675-683).

  • Guggulsterones - Improve osteoarthritis symptoms (Singh, Mishra, Vinjamury , Aet al., "The Effectiveness of Commiphora Mukul for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: An Outcomes Study", Altern Ther Health Med, 9:74-79, 2003).

  • Manganese - Deficiency appears to be a factor in bone loss and degenerative joint conditions (Das and Hammad, "Efficacy of a Combination of FCHG49 Glucosamine Hydrochloride, TRH122 Low Molecular Weight Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate and Manganese Ascorbate in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis", Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 8(5):343-50, 2000).

  • Selenium - Studies show a relationship between low selenium and decreased joint health (Jordan , Fang, and Arab, "Low Selenium Levels are Associated with Increased Risk for Osteoarthritis of the Knee", American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Diego ,12-17, Abstract 1189, 2005).

  • Zinc - Promotes healthy cartilage collagen (Rosenberg , "Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein Shows High Affinity Zinc-Dependent Interaction with Triple Helical Collagen", J Biol Chem., 273(32):20397-403, 1998, Leppanen , "Crystal Structure of the NTerminal NC4 Domain of Collagen IX, a Zinc Binding Member of the Laminin- Neurexin-Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (LNS) Domain Family", J Biol Chem. 10, 282(32):23219-30, 2007).

Suggested Use

Take one capsule after breakfast and one capsule after dinner.

Each box contains 60 capsules (500 mg) - 1 month's supply.

Lifestyle Recommendations

You can maintain good joint health by:

1) Taking Arthmender - Arthmender releases hundreds of phytonutrients that act at the molecular level to promote joint health and healthy inflammation response.

2) Increasing Omega-3 Intake - Omega-3 essential fatty acids can dramatically reduce inflammation. Increase your intake of Omega-3 with fish oil, ground flax seed, minimal-mercury tuna, wild-caught salmon, and sprouted walnuts.

3) Decreasing Omega-6 Intake - Omega-6 essential fatty acids can increase inflammation. Decrease your intake of polyunsaturated oils in your diet that contain Omega-6 such as sunflower, safflower, soybean, and corn oils.

4) Increasing Monounsaturated Fats Intake - Olive oil is a healthy monounsaturated oil that is used in the Mediterranean diet (a diet praised for its anti-inflammatory effects on the body). Monounsaturated fats can also be found in raw almonds, cashews, and avocados.

5) Increasing Fiber Consumption - A low-fiber diet can contribute to systemic inflammation. Liberally add ground flax seed (which is also high in omega-3 fatty acids) to many of your favorite recipes, smoothies, shakes, and salads. Also try coconut flour which is 58% fiber!

6) Eating Fruits Rich in Vitamin C - These fruits help relieve inflammation. Choose blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, peaches, mango, cantaloupe melon, and anti-inflammatory fruits like apples. However, try to moderate your intake of citrus fruits that may be too acidic and irritating, such as oranges, lemons, and grapefruit.

7) Eating Fresh Produce High in Carotenoids - Carotenoids are found in yellow and orange fruits and vegetables. A British study at the University of Manchester Medical School showed that subjects who ate a diet high in dietary carotenoids dramatically reduced their risk of inflammatory arthritis. Carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, and cantaloupe are some examples of foods that contain carotenoids.

8) Eating Superfoods Rich in Antioxidants - When you're at the supermarket, just remember this rule of thumb: the deeper and richer the color of the fruit or vegetable, the more antioxidant power it has. Choose the most colorful fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle to benefit from powerful antioxidants. Vibrant choices include blueberries, red grapes, mangos, pomegranate, dark green leafy vegetables (such as spinach), brussels sprouts, red cabbage, broccoli, sweet potatoes, carrots, and squash.

9) Increasing Calcium and Vitamin D Intake - If you suffer from arthritis, you may suffer from coexisting bone conditions as well. In order to protect your bones, choose foods that are naturally high in calcium such as mustard greens, broccoli, spinach, collard greens, and turnip greens. Foods rich in vitamin D include mercury-minimal tuna, sunflower seeds, and wild-caught salmon. Also, moderate exposure to sunlight increases vitamin D production, which helps the body absorb calcium.

10) Adding Anti-Inflammatory Spices - Herbs like turmeric, ginger, and garlic have powerful anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that naturally help boost the immune system.

11) Choosing Low Glycemic Index Carbohydrates - Complex carbohydrates that have a low glycemic index such as brown rice, raw apples, and winter squash. Avoid simple or refined carbohydrates (sugar, white bread, pasta, cookies, cakes, crackers) which are inflammatory.

12) Moderating Alcohol Consumption - Use moderation and preferably choose wine, which has anti-inflammatory properties.

13) Exercising and Losing Weight - While it may sound painful to exercise with arthritis, there are techniques that you can use to keep yourself flexible. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are three types of exercise that are best suited for people with arthritis: Range-of-motion exercises help maintain normal joint movement and relieve stiffness. Strengthening exercises (weight training) help keep or increase muscle strength. Strong muscles help support and protect joints affected by arthritis. Aerobic or endurance exercises (bicycle riding, swimming) improve cardiovascular fitness, help control weight, and improve overall function. Weight control can be important to people who have arthritis because extra weight puts extra pressure on many joints. Some studies show that aerobic exercise can reduce inflammation in some joints. Your healthcare professional may recommend physical therapy to help create a low-impact exercise plan that is tailored for your level of physical ability. The focus of physical therapy should be to protect the joints, while increasing strength, flexibility, and range of motion.

14) Stop Smoking - Cigarettes contain many chemicals that increase inflammation, and greatly aggravate chronic conditions.

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