So, we’re not saying that all the positive Arthromax Reviews are fake, but there’s definitely a fair few in there. For example, when you see people saying that the pills worked within an hour, that’s quite simply not how these supplements work. Glucosamine does not act that fast and neither does Boswellia.
There were a lot of these, and it’s not overly uncommon in the supplements industry unfortunately. As such it was difficult to aggregate a reasonable estimate of whether sentiment was positive or negative. Removing the obviously fake reviews left us with a score of about 3.6-4.1 out of 5 across the Arthromax Amazon page and reddit/social accounts. Which is definitely lower than what is shown. At least this is the case for Arthromax Advanced. There was a lot less to go on for elite, meaning the numbers will be more skewed.
We asked Mike (one of our team members who has a chronic shoulder issue following an accident) to test Arthromax Advanced and Arthromax Elite for a few weeks and he wasn’t impressed. The Advanced formula he said did about as well as a budget glucosamine supplement, which is fine although his shoulder began to hurt more than it does when he takes FlexAgain. Although he believes it would be worse if he hadn’t supplement extra Omega 3 on top.
As for the Arthromax Elite, the report was, as you’d expect it did nothing to help the joint pain whatsoever, and Mike was rather displeased, returning to his usual joint supplement of choice after a week.
Common questions we came across whilst researching our Artho Max review
Glucosamine sulfate 2KCI 1500 mg – whilst this version of glucosamine comes from corn, the relatively few studies that have been done on it show it to be as effective as the version more commonly used that comes from shellfish. This is also the optimal dose. And glucosamine is prescribed in a lot of countries for joint pain, making it one of the most scientifically backed ingredients that could be included in Arthromax. 
AprèsFlex® (Boswellia serrata) 100 mg – Boswellia is a standard inclusion in most budget and high end joint supplements, it takes up a relatively small amount of capsule space and isn’t particularly expensive despite having a reasonable amount of scientific backing for it’s use. It’s been shown to be reasonably effective in OA patients at increasing mobility and reducing inflammation. 
Collagen 10 mg – there are some studies that back the use of collagen   however, there are as many studies that show it didn’t have any effect, or was only effective when taken within an hour of exercise  and even more that showed that the variability of results meant there was nothing statistically significant. As a result collagen is a middling ingredient for joint supplements like Arthromax, despite it being so commonly used. The reality is that it’s very cheap for manufacturers and has a lot of hype.
Boron 1.5 mg – Boron has actually been shown to be effective at reducing OA symptoms since the 80s, although it’s effects are relatively minor it does also have a positive effect on muscle tissue growth and some other benefits which can support joint pain issues and inflammation . The catch is that the optimum dose seems to be around 10mg not 1.5 although there is one study that suggests 1.5mg can still have some positive impact.
A proprietary blend of 650mg containing.
Chinese skullcap extract (root) – the first issue here is that for it to be effective it needs to be dosed at 100mg/kilo of body weight. Which is about 100mg/2.2lb meaning that even if the entire supplement of 650mg was skullcap it would only be effective for someone weighing less than 20lb… which is an obvious issue.  And to make matters worse this is all based on animal studies. So there really isn’t much backing for it’s use. There is also some suggestion that the inclusion of skullcap could lead to arthromax side effects.
White mulberry extract – Again this is mostly only backed by animal studies and only worked in similar dosage numbers as the Chinese skullcap, meaning this is also most likely entirely ineffective for treating joint pain, another misstep for our arhromax elite review. 
Cutch tree extract – So this one actually has some human trials, and could be interesting, it’s been shown to work on people suffering from OA knee pain , but the dosages were 400mg, and seeing as the ingredients have to be listed from largest to smallest by law, the highest the dose could possibly be in Arthromax Elite is 200mg. Therefor another poor inclusion. There also aren’t many human trials to show that Cutch Tree Extract is effective at relieving joint pain, although some is better than none as demonstrated by the other ingredients here.
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