MSM is short for methylsulfonylmethane which is a substance that’s naturally occurring in the body. MSM has been extensively studied in humans and animals. It is a ‘methyl donor’ and a ‘sulfur donor’ which help reduce inflammation and support detoxification. It can also boost energy!
Here are some of the common uses of MSM:
- muscle recovery after exercise
- hair loss
- skin disorders
- allergies and asthma
- high blood pressure
- dental and gum disease
- leaky gut syndrome
Talk to your functional medicine specialist about whether MSM is right for you and about appropriate doses for your specific needs.
References: www.draxe.com www.mercola.com www.msmguide.com