MSM
(Methylsulfonylmethane)
and Toxicity


Case
A 24-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis asks if she should take methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) to build her strength and energy. She wants to know if there are any known adverse effects from MSM.
Question
Which of the following is true about MSM?
The efficacy of MSM in building muscle strength is well documented.
MSM is a known mutagen.

 


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