May 26, 2016

Msm (Methylsulfonylmethane)

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How does Msm (methylsulfonylmethane) work?

MSM might supply sulfur to make other chemicals in the body.

Are there safety concerns?

MSM is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when taken by mouth for 3 months or less when applied to the skin in combination with other ingredients, such as silymarin or hyaluronic acid, and tea tree oil for up to 20 days. In some people, MSM might cause nausea, diarrhea, bloating, fatigue, headache, insomnia, itching, or worsening of allergy symptoms.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using MSM during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Msm (methylsulfonylmethane).

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For osteoarthritis: 500 mg three times daily up to 3 grams twice daily.

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