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MSM / Methylsulfonylmethane - Supplement - Benefits - Side Effects

Methylsulfonylmethane (also known as MSM) is a dietary supplement. Information on the uses, health benefits and side effects of methylsulfonylmethane. Results from a small 12 week pilot clinical trial, published in 2006, showed MSM improved symptoms and function for knee osteoarthritis, but long-term benefits and safety of MSM in managing osteoarthritis were not confirmed.
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The Facts Of MSM
MSM has been promoted as beneficial for arthritis.

James Coburn "Cured" Of Rheumatoid Arthritis?
During a backstage interview at the Oscars, veteren actor James Coburn reportedly claimed MSM "cured" his rheumatoid arthritis.

What Should You Know About MSM and SAMe?
Nutritional supplements are getting more and more attention. People are searching for information on both MSM (the supplement touted by actor James Coburn) and SAM-e.

MSM Guide
MSM Guide serves as a resource for consumers, researchers, medical practitioners and media who want to learn about the science and evidence for (methylsulfonylmethane) MSM.

MSM For Arthritis Pain: Any Harm In Long-Term Use?
Are there any negative long-term effects from taking MSM for arthritis pain, from Mayo Clinic.

Profile: MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)
Essential information and profile of the supplement MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane), from WholeHealthMD.

Officials Warn Against Taking Fido's Pills
Among the biggest sellers in pet and feed stores are dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM). Both are sometimes promoted as remedies for arthritis, even though MSM is untested in human beings and there is some evidence that DMSO may cause vision problems, from CNN.

MSM: Frequently Asked Questions
Collection of FAQ's based primarily on information contained in the book, "The Miracle of MSM: The Natural Solution for Pain", from ereshkigal@rcn.com.

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