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Many people who have osteoarthritis may benefit from chondroitin. This dietary supplement is made from the cartilage of various animals (including sharks and cows), and is claimed to have several medicinal uses. Although some studies have shown chondroitin to be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, more research is needed to support these claims. This product is probably safe for many people when used appropriately. However, it is not suitable for everyone and may cause side effects, such as hair loss, diarrhea, and nausea.
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