This research review discusses how the combination of undenatured type II collagen and tetrahydro iso-alpha acids help revitalize joint function and support an active lifestyle.

Arthritis is not a single condition. In fact, there are more than 100 different forms of arthritis. The 2 most common types of arthritis, whose main feature is joint pain, are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). OA is a degenerative joint disease characterized by active bone remodeling, articular cartilage degradation, and synovial inflammation resulting in loss of joint function and angular deformity or malalignment. In the U.S., nearly 27 million adults are affected by OA.

RA is a chronic, systemic autoimmune disease characterized by symmetric inflammation of synovial joints leading to progressive erosion of cartilage and bone. Approximately 1.3 million U.S. adults are affected by RA. Although OA and RA are defined and diagnosed differently, there are similarities in symptoms (e.g., joint pain and cartilage destruction), and recent research has found common underlying causes contributing to the pathogenesis of both conditions.

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