Green Lipped Mussel

  1. Green Lipped Mussel and Asthma

    Asthma is defined as a condition wherein a patient’s airways narrow, start swelling, and produce mucous. Consequences of narrowing and swelling lead to difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Figures show that asthma affects 1 in 9 adults and 1 in 7 children. In addition, 63 people die from asthma each year, accounting for one person a week[i]. Even though asthma can affect your quality of life, you’re not helpless. Green lipped mussel proves to be effective in asthma relief, keep reading to find out more.

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  2. Green Lipped Mussel and Inflammation

    Green lipped mussel is a type of shellfish endemic to New Zealand. This particular shellfish is well-known for its therapeutic uses. For many years, green lipped mussel has been used as an additional tool to manage a number of health conditions and support overall health. How does green lipped mussel work? The driving force behind the efficacy of this shellfish is its potent anti-inflammatory effect. Here, we discuss how green lipped mussel helps reduce inflammation. 

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  3. What are the uses of Green Lipped Mussels?

    Inflammation is our body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Even though inflammation is a protective mechanism, excessive inflammation can lead to damage and troubling symptoms and signs. In certain diseases like asthma and arthritis, the inflammatory process becomes the primary evil that one has to fight against on a daily basis. Inflammatory processes trigger cytokines and other mediators which cause redness, pain, swelling and irritation – symptoms we are quite familiar with after an injury.

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  4. Green Lipped Mussel Helps with Arthritis!

    Arthritis is defined as an inflammation of a joint or more of them. Although millions of people around the globe develop arthritis at some point in their lives, the condition is not clearly understood. There are more than 100 types of arthritis with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) being the most prevalent. People can get arthritis due to age-related wear and tear, an autoimmune condition, injuries, among other things. Even though the cure to eliminate arthritis doesn’t exist, a patient can manage the pain and discomfort in many ways. Green lipped mussel is considered effective for this purpose, but is it really?

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