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Food for discs....can you help?

I have a degeneration of the cervical discs in my spine. I am also faced with the twin dilemmas of constant pain and/or surgery. I was wondering if anyone knows of a dietary supplement that will help regenerate, or at least halt or slow down the degeneration of these discs. I have started taking glucosamine and green-lipped mussel extract, as well as fish oil.
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vitamin c in large doses (buffered kind), msm, hyaluronic acid, and the combo of
magnesium and B-1 (thiamin) can help relax muscles in the back, a little known
but often effective avenue to try.  i had one major success with that in someone
with DDD.
green-lipped mussel and all that shark cartilage is often the raw materials for glucosamine and is nothing special in my own opinion, but if it works use it.
you could also add proline to your c and glucosamine which may help, but i'd only
consider it as a possible add on and not majorly important at this point.
frootbar C.N. (certified nutritionist)
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694961 tn?1228732588
Cheers frootbar, I'll give that a try. what is msm, and buffered vC?
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