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Hyaluronic acid as hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid as Hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid as Hyaluronic acid? We are often recommended to give our horses hyaluronic acid as a dietary supplement. The purpose of the supplement is to promote good joint health, i.e. to give our ...

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Conquest - extra recovery in the rehabilitation phase after joint inflammation

The tricky stages of arthritis Arthritis and lameness are the most common reason why our horses need veterinary treatment. The trickiest thing about the disease is that it ...

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active rest or complete rest

Active rest or complete rest

Active rest or full rest How do you know whether to choose active rest or full rest? It's not always easy to know, as it ...

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#skrittamer

#skrittamer

The concept #skrittamer Healthy Leads started the hashtag and concept #skrittamer for SWB Equestrian Weeks 2019, in order to spread the message and importance of ...

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What is hyaluronic acid?

What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid is a sugar molecule that gives joint fluid its viscous consistency. Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in high concentrations in articular cartilage, synovial fluid, umbilical cord and ...

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What is glucosamine & chondroitin sulphate?

What is glucosamine & chondroitin sulphate? Both glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate are naturally found in the body of all mammals, with glucosamine sulphate being found naturally in articular cartilage and chondroitin sulphate being found ...

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Oral hyaluronic acid supplementation after osteochondritis

What is Boswellia Serrata?

What is Boswellia Serrata? Boswellia Serrata is the resin that comes from the Indian Boswellia tree. It has been used as a botanical medicine for thousands of years. Research has ...

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Joint pain

Joint pain

Joint pain due to osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is by far the most common cause of recurrent joint pain. Joint pain due to osteoarthritis is now classified as ...

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Joint inflammation in horses

Joint inflammation is by far the most common cause of lameness in horses and as many as 10 horses a day are put down because of it. A horse ...

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Function of the articular cartilage

The function of articular cartilage To understand the function of articular cartilage, we first need to understand what a joint is. A joint is like a connection between two ligaments. It ...

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Hyaluronic acid as a supplement for joints

Hyaluronic acid as a supplement for joints

Hyaluronic acid supplementation Daily supplementation with high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid helps maintain the quality of the body's synovial fluid. This in turn ...

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Glucosamine sulphate as a dietary supplement for horses & dogs

Glucosamine sulphate as a dietary supplement Glucosamine sulphate is an important natural component of joint cartilage in both horses and dogs. The molecule has two important functions in the body. Firstly, it ...

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Side effects of hyaluronic acid as a dietary supplement

Side effects of hyaluronic acid as a dietary supplement At present, there are no studies showing any known side effects of hyaluronic acid as a dietary supplement in horses, dogs or ...

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Side effects of glucosamine sulphate for horses and dogs

Side effects of glucosamine sulphate for horses and dogs

Side effects of glucosamine sulphate for horses and dogs Glucosamine sulphate is a commonly used substance in food supplements. It promotes the rebuilding of the body's own cartilage, as well as inhibiting the ...

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Side effects of Boswellia Serrata

Side effects of Boswellia Serrata Side effects of Boswellia Serrata are uncommon, especially when taken as recommended. However, side effects may occur in rare cases. ...

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