Healthy joints are essential for comfortable and effortless movement. Wear and tear takes its toll on our joints through exercise and age. A nutritional support can be helpful to protect and maintain joint function. Cyactiv® Flex is a natural and innovative solution composed of clinically proven and standardized extracts. Cyactiv® Flex is specifically formulated to support joint comfort and a healthy physical activity.
Cyactiv Flex complements the action of Stem Enhance Ultra to help better maintain joint health and function. There are no known adverse interactions with any other supplements.
NB: Contains egg derivative - do not take if you have an allergy to eggs.
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Jensen G., Attridge V., Carter S., Guthrie J., Ehmann A., Benson K., 2016, Consumption of an aqueous cyanophyta extract derived from Arthrospira platensis is associated with reduction of chronic pain: results from two human clinical pilot studies, Nutrition and Dietary Supplements, 8:65-70.
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Egg shell membrane
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Tart Cherry powder
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Boswellia serrata extract
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Prabhavathi K., Chandra U., Soanker R., Rani P., 2014, A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, cross over study to evaluate the analgesic activity of Boswellia serrata in healthy volunteers using mechanical pain model, Indian J. Pharmacol, 46(5):475-479.
Umar S., Umar K., Sarwar A., et al., 2014, Boswellia serrata extract attenuates inflammatory mediators and oxidative stress in collagen induced arthritis, Phytomedicine, 21(6):847-56