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Date:8/16/2010

BIRMINGHAM, U.K., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoarthritis is a crippling disease worldwide, with an estimated eight million sufferers in the UK alone. It has been described as like "wearing a suit of rusty armour," with unrelenting, razor-like pain.

So far medical science has not been able to reverse the degenerative condition.

However a discovery made by a German abbess in the middle ages may now hold the key to not only halting the degenerative process, but also help re-build damaged cartilage.

The holy woman, the erudite Saint Hildegard of Bingen, investigated animal tissue extracts and identified the beneficial effect of calf cartilage broth in the case of joint pain.

The active ingredient of the broth was collagen, which is derived from cartilage.

But a new natural collagen supplement has excited medical professionals following research that claims to have proven it helps regenerate joint tissue in older patients and also helps explain how the regenerative process happens in the joints. 

Usually sufferers resort to desperate treatments such as acupuncture, hot packs, cold packs, analgesics, physical therapy, glucosamine, unloading knee braces, and arthroscopic surgery. 

But the main ingredient in the product, Flexeze Fortify, is collagen hydrolysate powder - a specially processed form of collagen claimed to be more bioavailable – that is absorbed by our body more easily, than unprocessed collagen. 

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study, jointly undertaken in America by Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical centre in Boston evaluated patients over the age of 48 with arthritis of the knee. 

The 30 patients were divided into two groups, a control group and a study group. Half of them took collagen hydrolysate and the other group a placebo.

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