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How Organic Silica can Recover and Strengthen your Injured Joints from Workouts

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There is a natural supplement which is able to increase joint tissue strength, rapidly regenerate from injuries and increase workout performance by itself without combining with any other substance. It is Organic Silicon, a supplement with manifold documented benefits and whose effectiveness is equated in Europe to stem cell therapy.

Silicon is vital for the human organism, especially in athletes whose regeneration needs are quite high. Its main functions are tissue production, renewal, strength and elasticity.

Thanks to results from recent studies and testimonials from international athletes, including world champion Javier Gomez Noya, it is becoming popular among medical practitioners, including myself, with excellent results in almost all cases.

What makes silicon in our body?

  • REGENERATION AND BOOST: Increases the natural synthesis of biomolecules that make up the main bones, muscles, joints, cartilage, tendons and ligaments by 19%, i.e., the natural ability to regenerate tissues. Results in a rapid reconstruction and reinforcement of damaged fibers in cases of chronic injuries, awkward discomfort and demanding workouts.
  • QUALITY AND QUANTITY: Increase the quality and density of tissue: collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycans. As dense collagenous resistance increases, also does the tension fibers can withstand. Elastin is the glue that allows us to stretch our tissues and return to its original position without breaking. Silicon determines molecule size and consequently its elasticity and flexibility. The silicon molecule is able to rehydrate cartilage cells (glycosaminoglycans) allowing withstanding impacts without wear. An additional benefit is having more collagen present also increases the points where calcium deposits in bone tissue.
  • SPEED: Decreases recovery down time after intense workouts. Silicon is a catalyst, accelerating chemical reactions occurring naturally in the body. It is noticeable in the elimination of lactic acid and accumulated toxins in tissues.
  • ANALGESIC and Anti-inflammatory: It has the ability to exert a positive effect on these processes. After 1-2 weeks, patients note relief from their problems, including long term ones.

Ultimately silicon is a powerful element in healing tissue, Osteo-Joint and Muscle Trauma, which are confirmed by research and new applications being discovered with further studies.

Why it is effective?

As confirmed by recent studies previous generations consumed 10 times more silicon than today. Our reserves of silicon begin to decrease as we reach adulthood and our ability to regenerate via diet is minimal. The lack of silicon triggers lesions when involved in heavy physical exertion. An example of the benefits of supplementation are summarized here:

  • Eliminates chronic lesions (1-2 months) and the resulting discomfort and inconvenience. The perfect supplement for athletes and focuses on the problem origin, which is the difficulty in renewing body tissues at a rate higher than its rate of depletion. Regenerates and protects cartilage as the amount of silicon present regulates collagen hydration and density.
  • Strengthens and increases the resistance of our Osteo system – joint and muscle, increasing the stress levels which tissues forming ligaments and tendons. Functions proactively to avoid injuries when applying a greater strain on ligaments and tendons. Increases bone density as silicon works with phosphorous, boron, magnesium, calcium, etc. to form new bone matter.
  • Accelerates recovery after intense workouts, its extraordinary recuperative ability is quickly noticeable.
  • It is crucial for tissue elasticity. One notices increased mobility and overall flexibility after a few weeks of consumption.
  • Exerts a Natural Analgesic Anti-inflammatory effect.

What Silicon to purchase?

This is a determining factor since the effectiveness of silicon depends on its molecular form. Thanks to a study researched by the HNR (Human Nutrition Research) and Medical Research Council of the University of Cambridge, Dr. Ravin Jugdaohsingh, we know that silicon can have anywhere from 1% to 64% absorption. Of all the silicas compared in the study, the most assimilable is Monomethylsilanetriol (MMST), with 64%) available in the US under the brand ORGONO ® Silica (Silicium Laboratories). Other effective silicas can be obtained from Ortho Silicic Acid stabilized with maltodextrin (30%). (an retail Example being ORGONO ® Silica Powder) The following are other silicon types with less assimilation: Horse tail extract (17%), Colloidal (1-7%), Diatomaceous Earth and Vegetable (1%).

The body is only able to absorb silicon in monomeric form, ie, the molecule being identified as a nutrient and absorbed in the stomach rather than as a pollutant and expelled. The latter function is what typically occurs with low grade and inexpensive retail silicas.