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Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone on here has tried MSM for Rheumatoid and if it was beneficial?

I realise there are lots of internet and You tube articles/advice re the benefits but I'd really like to hear from my fellow sufferers regarding their own experience of using same.

Looking forward  to hearing your comments,

Many thanks in advance  confused

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    What is MSM?
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      Hi river22,

      Yes, it's a supplement, Methylsulfonylmethane. It is supposed to be good for arthritis pain and swelling among other things.

      It would be great to hear from anyone who uses it.

      Seemingly it is best to take it in crystal form as opposed to tablet or capsule form.

      Many thanks.

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    Hi goggi,

    my hubby saw an article on MSM and said he will look into the pros and cons of it for me.  It will be interesting to hear other opinions. 

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      Thanks sukes, 

      My biggest problem by far is the hair loss not to mention the neverending fatigue. If I could believe that MSM is as good as people are saying I would give it a go. I've lost count at this stage of the amount of supplements etc I've tried all to no avail.

      Again many thanks  confused

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    I am also keen to try MSM as despite being on methotrexate, I am still suffering, albeit not as bad as before I was put on the mediacation and changed my diet. As I've only been on the methotrexate for 4 months and have been told that it can take longer than this to become fully effective, my concern is that I wouldn't know whether the slight relief I get is from the MSM or finally the methotrexate! I think the same applies to any supplement. I have noticed a slight relief from taking tumeric and I have done a lot of research on. The combination of all this has been slight relief of the faigue and paindiet. Cutting out tomatoes, aubergines, peppers and potatoes is supposed to help, and I eat a lot of pineapple which is supposed to reduce inflamation. It's all very confusing and I would appreciate any other experiences and thoughts! 

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