What is Inflammation?
The human body contains over two hundred and fifty joints. Some of them are big, such as the hip, and some of them are small, such as the distal interphalangeal joints (e.g. fingers). Some work extensively, some don’t work as much. All, however, are vulnerable to health issues.
A joint complaint can, in fact, be an issue with a bone, tendon or ligament. Whatever the issue, a factor commonly implicated in joint pain is inflammation. Inflammation in the body is typically a defense mechanism, whereby the immune system responds to a foreign body (e.g. a virus or bacteria) and sends cells to fight it. However, inflammation is not always helpful. Chronic inflammation can be a major risk factor for heart disease, bowel problems and arthritis. Joints in particular are prone to inflammatory problems due to excessive physical stress. Joint stress may be from hard gym sessions or poor posture when sitting at work. The result is the same—inflammation and pain.
How to Manage Inflammation
While the body has its own mechanisms for battling inflammation, through anti-inflammatory and antioxidant processes, sometimes this is not sufficient. Thus, for those who are suffering from inflammation and pain in one of the 250+ joints in the body, there are options to give the body’s anti-inflammatory pathways a hand. This comes in the form of anti-inflammatory supplementation.
Beneficial Nutrients to Support Inflammation Management
Turmeric & Curcumin
Recent evidence has shown that turmeric, a spice commonly used in cooking and traditionally used for centuries in certain parts of the world for its health qualities, has a positive effect on joint inflammation. Specifically, turmeric acts to inhibit inflammatory genes within joints. Additionally, curcumin, an active chemical compound found in turmeric, also exerts direct positive effects on human joints. Curcumin has been shown to protect cartilage cells from degradation via inflammatory compounds with the same protective effect found for cells within connective tissues such as tendons and ligaments.
Antioxidants – SOD & Wild Alaskan Blueberries
Oxidants, such as free radicals, are charged molecules that cause damage to body cells. Antioxidants are substances that neutralize free radicals. Within the body, Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is a key component of our intracellular antioxidant system. The enzyme helps negate the negative effects of free radicals and their inflammatory influence by nullifying the compound superoxide. Research has shown that dietary supplementation of SOD can support the body’s own stores, and therefore, provide a more effective antioxidant response to fight against free radicals and inflammation that can cause joint pain. While the antioxidant power of blueberries is well known, what isn’t as commonly known is that Wild Alaskan Blueberries contain a significantly higher concentration of antioxidants, again increasing the body’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capacity.†
How Restore Oxylent® Supports Inflammation Management
Restore Oxylent® has been designed to assist healthy inflammation and overall recovery. Specifically, the product is for those who want to support their overall body restoration, for anti-inflammation support, or to support overall health. Utilizing natural herbal nutrients including turmeric and curcumin to support inflammatory response, and unique antioxidant ingredients such as Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and AuroraBlue® Wild Alaskan Blueberries, Restore Oxylent® combines ingredients to defend against free radicals, a major cause of inflammation in the body.
Restore Oxylent®, which contains a complete restoration formula of natural herbs and antioxidants, is an ideal solution to supplement the body’s defense. Based on solid research into the key ingredients, Restore Oxylent® is the go-to product to support healthy inflammatory response and recovery in joints.†
Restore Oxylent® is delivered in vegetarian capsules and is non-GMO and free from gluten, soy and preservatives.
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