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Osteoarthritis Fix: Pine Bark Extract

It has been long known by herbalists that Pine Bark Extract can be used as a home remedy for arthritis. Clinical trials have recently confirmed this, finding that Pine Bark Extract can reduce overall knee osteoarthritis symptoms by 20%, and lower pain by 40%. This is the third clinical trial on Osteoarthritis treatments by Pycnogenol, the manufacturers of Pine Bark Extract. They achieved their results using the French Maritime Pine tree extract. You can check out their product online at Pycnogenol.

Are you one of the many sufferers of this condition? I am. I have had severe Osteoarthritis for over 10 years, mainly a result of other conditions I suffer from that contribute to the destruction of cartilage. In fact, the CDC has estimated that 34% of all adults over the age of 65 are affected by osteoarthritis, and that 26.9 million adults in the U.S. had osteoarthritis in 2005.

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