The effects of aging differ from person to person, and are manifested in various parts of the body. These include the lower back, shoulders, joints, tendons, bones and skin. A variety of changes take place when the processes that metabolize collagen in the respective parts of the body slow down. Scientists think that the metabolism of body parts can be rejuvenated by giving the body collagen. Reports have been submitted that state giving the hip and lower back bones collagen is effective for people that have lower back pain, and that it has made the blood vessels stronger in people that have hardening of the arteries or other such ailments.
Collagen for Joint Pain
Research into the use of collagen in the treatment of arthritis and other joint health issues has consistently shown that hydrolyzed fish collagen lessens joint pain.
Clinical studies conducted in Europe over the past decade, suggest orally administered Hydrolyzed Collagen preparations improve systems associated with joint damage and/or inflammation. Hydrolyzed Collagen studies which involved patients receiving collagen therapy reported improvements with respect to pain intensity. Greater than 90% of the patients reported a “good” or “very good” response with respect to pain and need for medication