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At what age can joint supplements be started?

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Dr. Karl Logan

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Posted on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: What is the best age to start take joint supplements, such as HA or Cosamin ASU? Are there any negative effects to taking it in your 40s or early 50s?
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Answered by Dr. Karl Logan 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
No evidence to support the use of supplements

Detailed Answer:
Hi thanks for your question.

There is no orthodox scientific evidence that any of the supplements that you describe have any positive effects of the musculoskeletal system including your bone health.

I hope this answers your question.

Best wishes


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