MSM-Methylsulfonylmethane- for inflammation of arthritis


In other articles we have mentioned many nutrients you can take every day to fight the inflammation of arthritis as well as diet and the cause may be behind the disease.

Then let's talk about another product that does not get much press, and yet it is one of the nutrients most needed and we should use it regularly. This nutrient is used by every cell in the body and is considered an anti-aging supplement because it keeps us young inside and out.

This nutrient is known by the acronym MSM, methylsulfonylmethane, and is a natural compound found in small amounts in many foods we eat. Contains approximately 35% of organic sulfur, which is absorbed by the body.

When the MSM penetrates cell membranes, keeping them flexible and prevents hardening and drying. This allows nutrients to enter cells and debris and toxins to escape naturally. Wastes that do not totally out of cells causing inflammation.

MSM supplements have many benefits for the body through the sulfur it provides and also by the "methyl", a compound that has attached to it.

MSM supplements provide the body

  • Nerve block
  • Analgesic
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Anti-inflammatory action
  • Softening of collagen
  • Reduces scar tissue
  • Increases the action of antioxidant enzymes such as N-acetylcysteine ​​and glutathione
  • Reduces muscle spasms
  • Antioxidant

Methyl groups play an important role in achieving that homocysteine ​​becomes methionine. This is an important chemical transformation, since it has been discovered that an excess of homocysteine ​​may lead to atherosclerosis, inflammatory condition, Alzheimer's disease and rheumatoid arthritis, other inflammatory disease.

Using MSM supplements

For serious inflammatory diseases is recommended from 6000 to 10000 mg. If you use up to 10,000 mg. You can have up to 4 bowel movements per day. So if you notice a slight diarrhea will best reduce the amount.

For maintenance against inflammation is often used 2000 mg. daily.

The MSM can be taken with or without food. If you have a sensitive stomach, take the MSM after the meal. Some people experience stomach upset if not taken with food.

MSM supplements can be purchased in capsules of 1000 mg. It is a comfortable size to take, allowing you to easily swallow two capsules and reach 2000 mg. daily.

MSM Side Effects

Have appreciated some side effects in people taking painkillers such as aspirin, heparin, dicumerol.

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