Would you be happy to find a “magic pill” to quickly get rid of joint pain? Unfortunately, there isn’t such a thing as a “magic pill”, but one product can significantly minimize joint pain: MSM.
Methylsulfonylmethane, popular known as MSM, is used around the world for relief from osteoarthritis, muscle pain, joint pain and inflammation.
MSM is a naturally occurring mineral, organic source of sulfur-containing compound, which has anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties and can block pain response in nerve fibers. It can also reduce scar tissue by altering the cross linking process in collagen to allow quicker tissue repair.
Supplements containing MSM are available and have gained considerable recognition for its results in relieving arthritis. But how does MSM work?
MSM supplementation makes the cell walls flexible and elastic. If the concentration of MSM in the body is too low, the new cells lose some of their necessary flexibility, resulting in pain. MSM make cell walls permeable, allowing water and nutrients to freely flow into cells and toxins to properly flow out.
Several formulas contain MSM along with other natural ingredients such as glucosamine, chondroitin and bromelain to maximize relief of osteoarthritis. Daily supplementation may vary from 500mg to 2000mg depending on the severity of pain.
Like any other product for joint health, be patient as supplementation may take time to produce results. Some people feel relief in as little as two weeks, but it may take up to two months for significant results, depending on diet, age and exercise program.
MSM does not cure arthritis but it may drastically reduce the swelling that causes pain.
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