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Which supplements can help with arthritis?
Learn more about collagen supplements for joint health, including evidence from clinical studies on arthritis and muscle strength and safety.
Can baking soda really help treat rheumatoid arthritis?
Find out if there is evidence showing that baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) can help for rheumatoid arthritis. Plus, get information about safety and drug interactions with baking soda. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Can drinking coffee weaken bones or make arthritis worse?
Learn about the effects of coffee intake on bone mineral density, risk of osteoporosis, and risk of fracture. Also, find out if drinking coffee might increase the risk of arthritis or worsen symptoms.
Do Vital 3 collagen drops really help for joint pain?
Learn more about Vital 3 collagen drops withundenatured type II collagen, and if they can help joints move better and feel better.
Does collagen taken as a supplement help with arthritis? I'm seeing it in products for joint health.
Learn more about collagen supplements, including evidence from clinical studies on arthritis and muscle strength and safety.
How do the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines compare in terms of efficacy, safety and side effects? How, when and where do I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Find out how the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna compare and learn how when and where you can get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Is CBD oil (cannabidiol) effective and safe? Is it legal?
Learn more about cannabidiol (CBD), its potential effects, safety and side effects, and find out if CBD oils and pill are legal. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Do collagen or hyaluronic acid supplements really help aging or wrinkled skin?
Find out if collagen & hyaluronic acid supplements really help for aging or wrinkled skin and for skin care.
Does chuchuhuasi reduce inflammation or back pain?
Find out if chuchuhuasi, an herb from the Amazon rainforest, can decrease inflammation or reduce back pain. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
What is UC-II and does it help joints?
What is UC-II (undenatured type 2 collagen - InterHealth Nutraceuticals) and do clinical studies show that it works for joint health?
Is quercetin helpful for a specific condition? I see it as an ingredient in several different types of supplements.
Learn more about quercetin, including the benefits of quercetin and other evidence from clinical studies on prostatitis and memory.
Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?
Fish oil and flaxseed oil -- how they are different, what they are used for, if and how they can help with arthritis, depression, lowering cholesterol & more.
Which supplements help for osteoarthritis of the hip?
Supplements for hip pain and osteoarthritis, such as SAMe, ginger and collagen, may help or reduce pain.
Does taking curcumin and boswellia together increase their individual anti-inflammatory effects?
Find out if taking boswellia and curcumin together can increase their individual anti-inflammatory effects. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
I take ubiquinol to replenish CoQ10 depleted by my statin. I also take curcumin (from turmeric). Since they both manage free radicals, do I need to take the curcumin?
Learn more about the effects of curcumin (turmeric) and ubiquinol (CoQ10), including their shared antioxidant properties and many differences.
Someone told me that one Brazil nut can provide your entire recommended daily intake for vitamin E. Is that true?
Learn more about vitamin E intake from nuts, including Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, and almonds.
I've read that fish oil supplements may help with gout, but also that oily fish can increase uric acid levels. Are fish oil supplements safe for me to take and do they really help with gout?
Find out if fish oil can help with gout without heavily increasing uric acid levels.
Is it safe to take curcumin or turmeric supplements for a long period of time?
Information on the long-term effects of curcumin or turmeric supplements. Find out if curcumin and turmeric is safe to take for long periods. ConsumerLab explores these questions.
Can any supplements be used to reduce inflammation in people sensitive to NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, high-dose aspirin, or naproxen?
Find out if supplements such as turmeric, fish oil, MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine), boswellia, ginger, white willow bark or arnica may, or may not, be helpful to people sensitive to NSAIDs.
Is ingesting colloidal silver helpful for any condition and is it safe to use? I'm seeing it promoted for many applications.
Find out if there is evidence showing colloidal silver can help to treat infections, boost the immune system, help with arthritis and more, plus find out if colloidal silver can cause blue skin or other side effects.
Is fish oil safe? Is it contaminated with mercury and PCBs?
Fish oil safety, including information on contamination with mercury and PCBs.
What are the health benefits of bone broth, and which bone broth is the best?
Learn about the health benefits of bone broth, a good source of protein and collagen, including whether bone broth can help for joint pain or osteoarthritis, improve skin or reduce wrinkles, heal the gut or boost the immune system. Plus, see ConsumerLab.com's tests of popular bone broths, find out how much collagen they contained, and which bone broths are best.
Do pistachio nuts really provide as much melatonin as supplements?
How much melatonin is found in pistachio nuts? Learn if pistachio nuts provide enough melatonin to help with sleep with effects similar to melatonin supplements. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Is it true that taking a statin drug negates the benefits of taking fish oil supplements?
Information on the interaction between statins and fish oils and omega-3 fatty acids.
Which supplements are best for seasonal allergies?
Find out which supplements are best for allergies and can help reduce seasonal allergy symptoms, including bromelain, curcumin, vitamin D, and CLA.
How does turmeric spice compare to curcumin (turmeric extract) in supplements? I sprinkle it on my foods and wonder if that's equivalent to taking a supplement.
What is the difference between turmeric spices used in the kitchen and turmeric supplements? Is sprinkling turmeric on my food equivalent to taking a turmeric supplement? ConsumerLab's answer explores this question.
My dog is getting older and his veterinarian recently recommended giving him a glucosamine supplement for his joints. Has ConsumerLab.com tested these, or other supplements for pets?
Find out our test results on glucosamine for dogs and cats as well as other supplements for pets.
What are the health benefits of holy basil extract?
Learn about the health benefits of holy basil leaf extract. See the clinical evidence for and against holy basil extract for lowering blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes, reducing anxiety and stress, boosting the immune system, and reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Can CBD help with insomnia or improve sleep?
Find out if CBD (cannabidiol) can help for insomnia or improve sleep in people with anxiety, sleep disorders, and Parkinson's disease. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
After taking a curcumin supplement, I started getting chronic diarrhea which went away when I stopped taking it. Can curcumin supplements cause diarrhea?
Learn more about the side effects of curcumin supplements, including diarrhea and other gastrointestinal discomfort.
What is benfotiamine and can it really improve or prevent complications from diabetes?
Can benfotiamine really improve or prevent complications from diabetes? Learn more.
Is hyaluronic acid helpful for osteoarthritis?
Hyaluronic acid supplement information including joint pain, osteoarthritis, clinical evidence, dosage and more.
Which supplements can help lower my triglycerides?
Find out whether fish oil supplements, or plant-based oil supplements, such as flaxseed oil and echium oil are best for lowering triglyceride levels. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
How does regular black pepper compare with black pepper extract used in supplements? Will sprinkling it on food with turmeric help increase the bioavailability of curcumin compounds from turmeric?
Find out how black pepper extract in supplements compares with regular black pepper added to foods with turmeric.
Recalls & Warnings (172)
Seller of Joint Health, Omega-3 Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
Supplement Company Warned For Medical Claims and Misbranding Of Omega-3, CoQ10, Noni Juice And More
Seller of Herbal Supplements and "Tonics" Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
FDA Warns Seller of Arthritis, Blood Pressure, Diabetes Supplements For Making Drug Claims
Joint Pain Supplements Found to Contain Diuretics, Antihistamines and Other Undeclared Drugs
FDA Warns of Life-Threatening Side Effects and Withdrawal Symptoms from Two Arthritis, Muscle Pain Supplements
Seller of Omega-3 and Joint Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Direct Marketers of Weight Loss, Impotence, and Arthritis Supplements Charged with Deceptive Claims
FDA Finds Unapproved Drugs in Many Weight Loss and Sexual Enhancement Products Sold Online
Seller of Mineral, Joint Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
FDA Warns Seller of Milk Thistle, Chromium, Joint Supplements & More for Manufacturing Violations
Maker of Noni, Nopal, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding, and Manufacturing Violations
Manufacturer of Green Tea, Vitamin E, Omega-3 and Cranberry Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Misbranding and Drug Claims
Seller of Turmeric, Milk Thistle and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
FDA Warns Dr. Carolyn Dean of Drug Claims Made for Magnesium, Calcium & Other Mineral Supplements
Maker of Joint Health, Blood Sugar, Prostate, Ginkgo Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding and Adulteration
Maker of Cardio, Arthritis, Cleanse Supplements and More Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
"The Truth About Nutrition" Marketers Agree to Pay $3 Million to Settle Charges of Deceptive Advertising of Dietary Supplements and Devices
Marketers of "Genetically Customized" Supplements Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Health Claims
FDA Warns Seller of Reishi, Joint Supplements, Ginseng & More for Pesticides, Other Violations
Health Research Labs Agrees to Settle FTC Charges of False Claims, Deceptive Marketing of BioTherapex and NeuroPlus
Seller of Omega-3, Probiotics & SuperFoods Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
Seller of Antioxidant Water, Energy Drops Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Court Orders Marketers of Supreme Greens and Coral Calcium to Pay Nearly $70 Million for Consumer Refunds
Maker of Omega-3, Saw Palmetto, St. John’s Wort Supplements And More Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Seller of Sexual Enhancement, Cholesterol, Resveratrol Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims
Seller of Diabetes, Prostate Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
Clinical Updates (20)
Fish Oil and Arthritis
DHA for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Vitamin D and Arthritis
Probiotic for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Vitamin D and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Curcumin May Help in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fish Oil for Arthritis?
Curcumin for Arthritis
Omega-3s for Arthritis
Cinnamon for Arthritis
Turmeric for Arthritis?
Avocado & Soy Unsaponifiables for Osteoarthritis?
PEA for Joint Pain?
Chondroitin Improves Hand Arthritis
Knee Arthritis & Vitamin D
Fish Oil for Joints
Fish Oil for Ulcerative Colitis
Taking Curcumin With an NSAID?
Fish Oil for Heart Health?
Also, learn what fish oil can or cannot do for other health conditions, such as arthritis, in the What It Does section of the review. (See our Top Picks among fish and marine oils.)