After successful researches on extracting Curcumin from yellow turmeric in Vietnam, once again the rare active ingredient in yellow turmeric is interested and used for application in the preparation of healthy products. , has the effect of supporting and treating chronic diseases including arthritis.
Current status and causes of arthritis in Vietnam.
Arthritis is one of the chronic diseases in the elderly, accounting for about 85% at the age of 70. Arthritis has the ability to gradually destroy the joint cartilage, so today arthritis is considered a disease related to arthritis. synovial fluid, the bone beneath the joint, and the soft tissue around the joint. Arthritis is caused by active mediators such as proinflammatory arachidoniccytokin acid such as IL1, IL6, IL8, TNF-a and strong oxidants such as NO and O2- causing pain, swelling, redness and destruction of joint cartilage.
Vietnam is a country with a hot climate and high humidity, so arthritis becomes a very common disease. In addition, people’s awareness of osteoarthritis is too little, there is no understanding of the disease, treatment is often under unorthodox advice along with late diagnosis and improper treatment, which has left many consequences. Severe consequences for patients such as: joint deformity, disability. Therefore, the prevention and control of this disease is extremely important.
Symptoms of arthritis.
Joints are made up of many different components: cartilage, synovial fluid, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. When articular cartilage is damaged, increased friction between the ends of the bones leads to inflammation. Arthritis is often caused by trauma, overuse of the joint, disease, or old age. The visible signs of arthritis are: swelling, redness, heat, pain, stiffness, and difficulty moving. Here are some common symptoms of arthritis:
– Joint pain: These pains appear during movement, the frequency of which will increase gradually even at rest. Many patients fall asleep at night when the pain occurs with great frequency.
– Stiffness: People with arthritis often feel uncomfortable when they wake up in the morning. The joints are now stiffened, making a creaking sound until you move. Stiffness also occurs while sitting.
– Joint swelling: Arthritis can cause swelling around the joints that makes us feel achy, which occurs more at night.
– Difficulty in movement: When the inflammation is more and more serious, all personal activities will be limited, even small movements will create uncomfortable pain and joint deformities that will occur when one joint is grinded. trail.
Curcumin – Effective natural anti-arthritic active ingredient.
In addition to the use of medications and supportive measures to reduce the symptoms of the disease, there are a number of herbal preparations that can help improve the health of bones and joints. Among them, curcumin, the active ingredient extracted from yellow turmeric, is a valuable medicinal herb that scientists in the world and Vietnam have confirmed can effectively treat arthritis.
Curcumin is a rare active ingredient extracted from yellow turmeric root. From studies in culture and animal experiments, Curcumin has the ability to inhibit cyclooxygenase, lipooxygenase, NO and pro-inflammatory cytokines such as IL1, IL6, IL8 because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. , antiseptic and anti-cancer as recognized publications.
There is also a lot of clinical evidence after testing on arthritis patients that Curcumin at a dose of 1200 mg works to reduce symptoms of joint pain quickly and has the ability to inhibit one of the causes of cartilage destruction. joints that pain relievers do not have. The special thing about using Curcumin is that it is safe and does not cause any side effects for patients.
Curumin is not only effective in preventing arthritis, but it is also an active ingredient that has the ability to prevent and inhibit the growth of cancer cells, reduce bad cholesterol in the blood, and prevent platelet aggregation. protect the vessel wall from damage to help prevent cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular accident, protect the liver and gallbladder, stimulate digestion, support stomach and duodenal ulcers, enhance the body’s resistance, make beautiful skin, anti-aging…