Hyaluronic Acid

Does hyaluronic acid work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Hyaluronic Acid

The overall effectiveness rating for hyaluronic acid is 2.5 out of 3. This rating means there is ample evidence that using hyaluronic acid will lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Hyaluronic Acid

There are 2 studies in the database on hyaluronic acid; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for hyaluronic acid as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Hyaluronic Acid

Products Containing Hyaluronic Acid
Proven Joint
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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about hyaluronic acid. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
reduce joint pain


Title of Study
An Effectiveness Study of Hyaluronic acid [Hyabest®(J)] in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee on the Patients in the United States
Effect of a natural extract of chicken combs with a high content of hyaluronic acid (Hyal-Joint®) on pain relief and quality of life in subjects with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial