World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability and it affects more than 350 million people in the world. This term refers to more than 150 diseases which are usually associated with pain and the inability to perform daily tasks.

As opposed to the usual belief, arthritis does not only affect the elderly as more than 3 in 5 people below the age of 65 are suffering from arthritis. The women’s population (23.5%) was found to be more prevalent compared to the men’s population (18.1%). Higher prevalence of arthritis was also found in physically inactive people (23.6%) than people who have met the recommended levels of physical activity (18.1%).

There is no definite cure for arthritis though. There are treatments to ease the pain and inflammation. Despite having medications like NSAIDS or NMARDs being available on the market, many have shifted towards joint supplements over medication. Analgesics have shown potential side effects and complications that eventually places one’s health at risk with long term use.

CHANTIVA

Chantiva is a natural remedy for joint and muscular pain, attributed by the high concentration of essential amino and fatty acids of Channa Striatus for the repair and maintenance of healthy joints. Its functional properties arise from the key ingredients, Glycine on tissue repair and Arachidoinic acid for its ability to accelerate the formation of new cells as well as the production of collagen and other substances for tissue regeneration.

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CEREZA – TC

Cereza-TC is a drink based on tart cherry for its high phytonutrient and antioxidant content. Cereza-TC has proven to lower plasma uric levels and the risk of recurrent gout attacks; reduce triglyceride levels and the hardening of arteries. It possesses an anti-inflammatory effect on cells by reducing the chronic inflammatory marker ESR, as well as decreasing muscle soreness.

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