Selasa, 15 Mei 2012
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) for sinusitis and allergic rhinitis
MSM is an organic compound containing sulfur. A colorless solid, is relatively nonreactive. Because of its stability, it is used industrially as a solvent at high temperature for organic substances is inorganic. However, ability of MSM to treat arthritis and allergic rhinitis which will be the focus of this review. A study of the Nizam Institute of medical sciences in India the effectiveness of MSM in treating osteoarthritis. A total of 118 patients were included in double-blind placebo study based. Patients were divided into four groups. The first group received 500 mg of Glucosamine per day. The second group received 500 mg of MSM per day. The third group received a combination of 500 mg of MSM and Glucosamine 500 mg per day. The fourth group received a placebo each day. After 12 weeks, it is noted that the groups who received Glucosamine, MSM or a combination of the two noticed significantly improved signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis than the placebo group. Among other things, patients showed a significant decrease in their Lequesne index scores. The Lequesne index is a composite measure of pain and disability, with separate self report questionnaires for osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. Another study conducted at the Genesis Center for integrative medicine in Graham, Washington documented effects of MSM on seasonal allergic rhinitis. For 30 days, 55 patients were given 2600 mg of MSM per day. After 30 days, patients noted significantly reduced symptoms. Increased energy levels and histamine and IgE levels in plasma were more stable. The study concluded that administration of MSM can be helpful in reducing symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis. Read the scientific study The two best deals on Amazon for MSM are the trademark now and the best brands. With the brand name now, you get 1000 mg capsules 240 for about $ 15. NOW mark is recommended to take two 1-2 capsules per day with meals. With the best brand of doctor, you get 1500 tablets 120 mg for about $ 7. Better than the doctor recommended to take 1-2 tablets per day with or without food. MSM is expensive? Depending on the brand you go with, MSM usually costs between $ 10-$ 15 for a month's supply. MSM is safe? MSM is considered safe, and shouldn't interfere with other medications. Where can I get MSM? Most stores carry health, but it is much cheaper to buy it at Amazon.