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PurpleSapphire · 28/09/2021 06:53

I'm normally a bit sceptical about these things but was at the point where I was willing to give anything a try. As yet undiagnosed joint pain, always worse when the weather is wet and or cold. Pain killers don't do much, I was dreading the winter again.
I've been taking Turmeric capsules for about three weeks and didn't really expect to see any improvement but it occurred to me last night that the pain doesn't seem as bad as it would normally be.
Could be coincidence but I wondered if anyone else had tried these and if so did they help? It seems too easy almost.

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Whentheydontmeanwhattheysay · 28/09/2021 06:58

DM swears by them, they didn’t do anything for me unfortunately.
Good they are working for you Smile


Sarahlou63 · 28/09/2021 07:01

Works very well on my horse's arthritis! Have you tried taking it 'straight' rather than as a pill? There's a FB page with masses of useful information -


Akire · 28/09/2021 15:38

I tried them but hadn’t read small print and wasn’t supposed to take with some my meds can’t remember why! Cheap n cheerful enough to be worth a go


Almaisnormal · 28/09/2021 15:42

I tried it for pain I was getting in my worked...mine had ginger and black pepper in it as well. I was surprised!


sleepwhenidie · 28/09/2021 15:46

Turmeric is fantastic - but if that doesn't help, even better, though expensive, is Solgar 7 (it does include turmeric and black pepper, as it happens). I swear my knee pain, which had been getting progressively worse over the last couple of months, disappeared within 3 days of starting these. I can cross my legs again, its not waking me at night, I can kneel down, lunge and squat again without pain - amazing!


JustFrustrated · 28/09/2021 15:50

I used Turmeric and Boswellic acid capsules after I had cosmetic surgery, to relieve some swelling and help with the pain.

It did help. To the point I nag DH to take them for his knee.

When I mused about it to my surgeon after at our check in, he pointed out how rater of arhtiris are much lower in countries where cooking with Turmeric is common place, and that he always recommended it on the sense of "it can't harm the heeling process, it may aid it".... It definitely helped in my case.

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