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Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM, or dimethylsulfone) is an organic sulfur compound belonging to a class of chemicals known as sulfones. It occurs naturally in some primitive plants and is present in small amounts in many foods and beverages. The effects of supplemental methylsulfonylmethane in biology and medicine are poorl... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 80% (126 Members) find MSM helpful

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Urged to pull stopped after starting MSM. Take a spoonful every day together with Vitamin C.
Hair growth and strength of hair roots also improved
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Started taking MSM powder because my wife was taking it and read that it was good for skin conditions. Within a few weeks no new breakouts and existing problems started to heal well. Went off all supplements trying to narrow down the cause of a different health issue and soon after stopping MSM the HS got much worse. Went back on MSM and the HS calmed down again.
What is this - not tried this yet
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Helps with the grinding feeling
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nope did not work tried it for year..no side effects just no changes either
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I can't hail this enough. I would truly walk 'crippled' if it wasn't for MSM. In the early days I took around 2,000 mg. . . now 15 years later I'm at a daily dose of no lower than 5,000 - 6,000mg. A MUST HAVE!
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Included in glucosamine/chondroitin ?? If it works.
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Mum takes this with her aloe vera and its been great.
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i take some of the time. i believe there is promise
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  1. Discussion: MSM?
    As far as I know the MSM is mainly good for shortening the dormant phase of hair growth. Hair naturally has a dormant time of no growth and an active ... [More]
  2. Discussion: MSM?
    has anyone had any luck taking the pill MSM? If so how many do you take? I take 3 1000mg pills every day and I still have the urge and have been pulli... [More]
  3. Advice: MSM
    Thanks everyone! I especially appreciate the comment about MSM being sulfur. I need to research this more. I did talk with PCP but no real reaction... [More]
  4. Advice: MSM
    I have taken a lot of MSM and take about 600mg now. MSM is sulfur, which a lot of people are allergic too. Take care Dancing! [More]
  5. Advice: MSM
    I started taking Glucosamine + MSM (1500 mg) each on 4/23 -- Self medicating while waiting for a Rheumy appt. Will see my FM doc tomorrow. Also ta... [More]