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Hyaluronic Acid - 50 Capsules 240mg
Hyaluronic acid, also known as hyaluronan, is a clear, gooey substance that is naturally produced by your body.
The largest amounts of it are found in your skin, connective tissue and eyes.
Its main function is to retain water to keep your tissues well lubricated and moist.
Hyaluronic acid has a variety of uses. Many people take it as a supplement, but it’s also used in topical serums, eye drops and injections.
Here are 3 scientifically backed benefits of taking hyaluronic acid.
Hyaluronic acid supplements can help increase skin moisture and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Hyaluronic acid supplements can help your skin look and feel more supple.
Roughly half of the hyaluronic acid in your body is present in your skin, where it binds to water to help retain moisture.
However, the natural aging process and exposure to things like ultraviolet radiation from the sun, tobacco smoke and pollution can decrease its amounts in the skin.
Taking hyaluronic acid supplements may prevent this decline by giving your body extra amounts to incorporate into the skin
Doses of 120–240 mg per day for at least one month have been shown to significantly increase skin moisture and reduce dry skin in adults
Hydrated skin also reduces the appearance of wrinkles, which may explain why several studies show that supplementing with it can make skin appear.
When applied to the surface of the skin, hyaluronic acid serums can reduce wrinkles, redness and dermatitis.
Some dermatologists even inject hyaluronic acid fillers to keep skin looking firm and youthful.
Applying hyaluronic acid directly to an open wound can help speed up the recovery process.
Hyaluronic acid helps wounds heal faster by regulating inflammation levels and signaling the body to build more blood vessels in the damaged Applying it to skin wounds has been shown to reduce the size of wounds and decrease pain fast.
Hyaluronic acid also has antibacterial properties, so it can help reduce the risk of infection when applied directly to open wounds
Hyaluronic acid supplements are effective at reducing joint pain in people with osteoarthritis.
Taking 80–200 mg daily for at least two months has been shown to significantly reduce knee pain in people with osteoarthritis, especially those between the ages of 40 and 70 years old
Always consult your health care provider before taking any supplements. Pregnant or lactating women, people with existing medical conditions, or people taking medications should consult their health care provider/s before taking any dietary supplement. If you experience any adverse condition after taking this dietary supplement, discontinue use immediately and consult your health care provider. Keep out of reach of children
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