CollaGain contains collagen and vitamin C, which promotes normal collagen formation for normal bone and cartilage function. Vitamin C also contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system.
Collagen helps maintain the integrity of your cartilage, which is the rubber-like tissue that protects your joints. As the amount of collagen in your body decreases as you get older, your risk of developing degenerative joint disorders such as osteoarthritis increases.
In one study, 73 athletes who consumed 10 grams of collagen daily for 24 weeks experienced a significant decrease in joint pain while walking and at rest compared to a group that did not take it. In another study, adults took two grams of collagen daily for 70 days. Those who took collagen had a significant reduction in joint pain and were better able to engage in physical activity than those who did not take it. Researchers have theorized that supplemental collagen may accumulate in cartilage and stimulate your tissues to make
If you want to try taking a collagen supplement for its potential pain- relieving effects, studies suggest you should start with a dosage of 8-12 grams daily (2 sticks of CollaGain).