- Author Cliff Woods
- Published March 6, 2013
- Word count 563
Pain Management – There are many forms and severities of pains and a vast selection of painkillers and medication specifically for particular types of pain. The definition of pain states it as an unpleasant feeling but anyone who has experienced severe pain knows that unpleasant is a definite understatement. Depending on the injury, illness or ailment/s, pain can range in intensity, from a mild discomfort to crippling agony. Different pain management methods are beneficial for different pains and areas affected.
What is MSM? This substance is found in all life forms, from animals and humans to plants, and is called Methyl Sulfonyl Methane or MSM; also known as “Organic Sulfur”. It is intended to supply sulfur to the body, this helps the body to make other needed and useful things. There are numerous conditions that MSM is used to treat, with a vast array of symptoms.
Regular organ function and all of the body’s systems depend greatly on this naturally occurring sulfur. It contributes to the correct functionality of over one hundred of the body’s compounds. The body uses the available supply reasonably quickly and then excretes the majority of the remaining sulfur.
MSM as a pain management option or as a dietary supplement can be extremely beneficial. It can be a great method of detoxification, flushing free radicals and toxins from the body, and can also contribute to healthy production of energy and a strong metabolism. By helping to digest food sufficiently and beneficially, MSM allows the body to break down and utilize the food eaten, greatly improving nutrition.
What MSM Is Used For? MSM is taken for several pain relief purposes but is most commonly known for its anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to increase blood flow, thus reduce swelling and improve circulation.
Uses for this natural medicine include treatment of bone and joint defects such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis, joint inflammation and musculoskeletal pain, easing swelling and reducing pain. It is used to accelerate the bodies healing process. Cuts and abrasions and even stretch marks, scar tissue and wrinkles can be treated with MSM.
This natural pain relief offers possible aid for high blood pressure and cholesterol, plus poor circulation. Sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV and AIDS and lung disorders like emphysema have been known to benefit from MSM. This pain management method can even help people with cancers such as breast or colon cancer.
Other reasons to use MSM are for pain management associated with illnesses from swelling of the mucous membrane, inflammation of the eye to parasitic infections. Muscle cramps and swelling, headaches/migraines and surprisingly, people with hangovers can benefit from MSM.
Odd Uses – This natural pain relief sulfur has an endless list of uses. This list includes snoring. Said to alleviate snoring, getting someone to sleep without the disturbance. It is highly unlikely that any other natural pain relief medicine can offer so many uses as this one product. One’s hair nails and skin can benefit from MSM, making it a possible addition to beauty and hygiene products in the future.
Summary: MSM is a naturally occurring, Sulfur, present in plant life, humans and animals alike. It has immense beneficial properties and is best known for the anti-inflammatory properties and effective pain management quality. This article contains information, uses and benefits of MSM, the natural pain manager.