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How long should turmeric supplement be taken for joint inflammation?

Inflammed facet joints/ bone spurs L3 / L4. Taking Nature Made (CVS) Turmeric (Curcuma longa)blend 500mg. 9turmeric root powder450 mg. and Standardized Turmeric root extract 50 mg (Total Curcuminoids 47.5mg.))/ tab. ? how many tabs / day. Q6h or t.i.d and for how many days? Any side effects?
Tue, 8 Jan 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

Turmeric supplements do not provide long-term benefits.

Consult a rheumatologist and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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