Joints


Spotlight on Omegaflex joint nutrition supplements

The impact of current ‘western-style’ diet and lifestyle habits on our physical health is reflected by the increasing occurrence in musculoskeletal conditions within the UK.   These painful, often disabling conditions affect the joints, bones and muscles, often resulting in long-term disability. [1] Risk factors for conditions such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis […]


Glucosamine debate: Sulphate or Hydrochloride?

Glucosamine is the most popular supplement for joint support and it’s also well established to be an effective treatment for joint-related conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  There is an ongoing debate, however, about which form of glucosamine works better and is more efficient – sulphate or hydrochloride. Nutritionist […]


Claire De Gruchy, Kent

“My name is Claire De Gruchy, I was recommended to use Pharmepa STEP 1: RESTORE & Omegaflex DUO.   I injured my knee so was already taking another brand of omega fish oils, however I was recommended to switch and I am so glad I did.  I have found them to be […]


Recognising EFA deficiencies

Let’s start this controversial topic with a rather bold statement: If you are following a typical Western diet you are most likely to be deficient in omega-3 fatty acids. If you are following a typical LOW FAT Western diet, you are most likely to be deficient in ALL essential fatty […]

If you suffer from high cholesterol, high blood pressure, eczema, acne or psoriasis) chances are you are suffering from an omega-3 deficiency.

Healthy joints without drugs – top tips for natural management of arthritis, by nutrition scientist Kyla Williams

It may be inevitable that as we age, our joints start to wear out and become stiffer; enduring pain with arthritis should not also be considered inevitable. Current medical treatments for arthritis include the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and joint resurfacing / replacement surgery, which are certainly effective at […]


Defining key nutrient needs to deter bone loss by Dr Nina Bailey

Osteoporosis, once viewed as an expected aspect of ageing among women, is no longer considered to be either age or gender-dependent.  Many risk factors are, however, associated with the development of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture, including: low peak bone mass, hormonal factors, the use of certain drugs (eg, glucocorticoids), cigarette smoking, low physical […]


L. Ball, Essex

Although I suffer badly with pain, my actual joints are quite mobile. I find the Vegepa enables me to tolerate my medication easier. It helps with the anti-muscarinic effects. When I have a particularly bad day with my illness, I take an extra vegepa and it seems to calm things […]


Glucosamine Plus Omega-3 Superior Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a slow and debilitating condition that is extremely common in ageing populations.   Indeed it is thought that approximately 80% of us will have some form of the condition by the time we reach our mid 70s.  New research from Germany, however, suggests that a combination of omega-3 and […]


Qaisarm. Huq, Cambridgeshire

I tried one box of Omegaflex for my severe osteoarthritis, 4 capsules a day: – It worked fast, Better pain relief,  Helped joint stiffness and swelling. I certainly recommend it for those sufferers that nothing else worked for them, Thank you


P. O’Leary, Manchester

I first ordered Vegepa for my daughter, who at the time had ME. She began to take Vegepa, in the recommended dose as advised by Prof Bassant Puri. My daughter Amanda recovered fully from ME and has continued to be well. I started taking Vegepa to relieve aching joints due […]


M.T., Oxford

I went to my doctor 2 years ago with a bad knee, as it was painful to walk. I was told to take glucosamine which I did, but not much help. Until my friend told me about your excellent product. I’ve been taking it for over 6 months now, at […]


B.T., Staffordshire

I have found since using Vegepa capsules regularly that my fingers and hands are far less painful, more flexible and my grip is much stronger. I have recommended this product to my friends, who have also said they have noticed a considerable  improvement in their own various painful conditions. I […]


Arthritis

Overview Our joints wear with age, and for some individuals arthritis may cause severe pain and reduction in mobility. To prevent such problems, or to reduce pain and further damage, nutrition can play a significant role. Dietary factors, such as the balance of omega fatty acids and supply of important […]