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Methylsulfonylmethane Benefits

It has been claimed that conditions such as osteoporosis, emphysema, and pneumonia can be treated with methylsulfonylmethane. Benefits of the dietary supplement have not been fully proven, however, and it is unlikely that a single compound could be effective for treating all these different conditions. Regardless of whether there are any benefits of methylsulfonylmethane, the supplement should generally not be given to children.

What Are Some Possible Benefits of Methylsulfonylmethane?

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a naturally occurring compound found in many foods and available as a dietary supplement. People claim that the compound is beneficial for preventing and/or treating a variety of different conditions. Some of these claimed benefits of methylsulfonylmethane include:
 
Clearly, it would be highly unlikely for any one compound to really work for all these various conditions. Indeed, there is very little evidence to suggest that methylsulfonylmethane is beneficial for most of these uses (see Does MSM Work? for more information).
 
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