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Can Collagen cure Arthritis?

by Natasha Whiting

With colder, damper weather drawing in, arthritis sufferers may be starting to experience more side effects of their condition. Cold weather causes joints to expand, resulting in increased pain. But did you know that collagen can help with the symptoms of arthritis? Let's take a closer look at the benefits of marine collagen for arthritis below.

What is arthritis?

Arthritis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. It affects more than 10 million people in the UK, including children.

Understanding the role collagen plays for treating arthritis

Within the body, the most common types of collagen are Type I, which is found in the skin and the tendons; Type II, which is found in cartilage; and Type III, which is found in the bone marrow. While all three can be useful when it comes to fending off the symptoms of arthritis, Type II is considered the most effective. It's believed to work by causing the body to produce substances that fight inflammation and boost cartilage production.

Does collagen work for all types of arthritis?

However, there are different types of arthritis, so what works for one may not work for another. One type is rheumatoid arthritis, which occurs when the body’s immune system mistakes healthy cells for bad ones and attacks those, which can cause pain and inflammation. Collagen supplements work to soothe this pain and similar flare-ups. To replace the collagen that your body is no longer producing, add some of our Kollo Health sachets into your morning coffee or soup. Each one contains the most marine collagen in a single sachet in the UK, and by supplementing your body’s collagen production, you’re more likely to keep the pain and stiffness associated with the condition at bay. For more information about collagen and arthritis, contact the team at Kollo Health today.

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