Methylsulfonylmethane, MSM

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulfur chemical compound found in plants, animals, and humans. It can also be chemically made. Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, MSM is commonly used as an oral supplement to treat arthritis pain and swelling for a number of other conditions.

  • Origin: Plant Based, Animal Product, Synthetic
  • Source: Meat, Beets, Corn, Chicken, Synthetic
  • Type: Antioxidants
  • Age Range: Adults, Seniors
  • Toxicity: There is no evidence of toxicity until now
  • Outcomes: Bone and Joint Health, Joint Inflammatory and Stiffness

What are MSM benefits?

Methylsulfonylmethane, also known as Dimethylsulfone or MSM, is a small sulfur-containing molecule found naturally in plants, animals, and humans. MSM has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. MSM is generally used in the field of alternative medicine, as well as by people looking for a natural way to relieve joint pain, reduce inflammation, and boost immunity. In addition, according to studies, MSM is also able to provide other benefits such as: speeding up recovery after exercise by reducing muscle damage and stress; helping relieve allergy symptoms by reducing inflammation; relieving arthritis pain by reducing pain and stiffness; boosting immunity, and helping keep you healthy; improving skin health by strengthening keratin, and also helping fight cancer due to MSM’s properties.

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Bone and Joint Health MSM and Bone and Joint Health

Bone and joint health are deeply affected by vitamins, hormones and minerals, such as calcium, vitamin D and thyroid hormones. Supplements that affect bone and joint health help their structure and strength, in addition to contributing to the healthy balance of involved nutraceuticals.
  • Joint Inflammatory and Stiffness

    Joint stiffness and inflammation is the feeling of limited joint movement. This sensation may or may not be caused by weakness and is associated with long periods of immobility. Stiffness is common with arthritis, and inflammation worsens the pain and limits certain movement. The timing and cause of the inflammation and stiffness can only be diagnosed by doctors, but preventive and palliative treatments are options for those who suffer from these complaints.

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