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MSM Methylsulfonylmethane Vitamin

MSM is rich in organic sulphur, an important ‘building block’ for healthy bones and joints, and it’s very useful for your immune system. Available evidence from short-term randomized controlled trails (RCTs) shows that MSM may have a moderate effect in improving joint pain and swelling as well as general functional wellbeing in people with osteoarthritis. In one trial this effect was greater when MSM was combined with glucosamine.

MSM: Methylsulfonylmethane is a sulphur (a chemical) found in fresh raw foods including fruits, vegetables and meat. The compound used to treat diseases, MSM, is a white crystalline substance that contains 34% sulphur. You can buy it from high-street shops. (Source: Arithitis Rsearch UK)

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) - Vitamin  for Allergies: MSM is a good source of sulfur, a trace mineral that may help to reduce the severity of the allergic response. Take 500 milligrams three or four times daily with meals.

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) - Vitamin for Urethritis: Take 3,000 milligrams twice a day, to help decrease inflammation.

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) - Vitamin for Abdominal Pain: Stomach pain caused by gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD may disappear by taking MSM, Methylsulfonylmethane. MSM is found in small amounts in everyone's blood and it is also found in many foods. It is a necessary for building proteins found in the hair, muscles and connective tissue of the joints and skin. Take one tablet of 500 milligrams once a day.  
Health Warning: Do not take this supplement without your doctor's approval.  

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