Four Ways MSM Treats Lower Back Pain

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has estimated that up to 90% of Australians will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Lower back pain can be the result of a number of health issues, including muscular strain, ligament strains, or sciatica. Whatever the cause, one thing is for certain: treating lower back pain is a slow and often disappointing process. One of the most promising and newest forms of treatment for lower back pain is MSM. Known as Methyl-Sulfonyl-Methane, MSM is touted as being one of the safest alternative medicines for helping relieve lower back pain. Best of all, it does not come with any side effects or negative drug interactions which many other natural alternatives do. How MSM Helps Treat Lower Back Pain MSM helps relieve lower back pain in a variety of ways:

1. Reducing Inflammation

The primary way in which MSM helps reduce the amount of back pain one suffers from is that it reduces the painful inflammation that is surrounding the disk or disks in a sufferers back. It is important to note that MSM does not diminish the size of the disk which is protruding or solve the problem. However, it works well in conjunction with other therapies, including acupuncture and chiropractic treatment.

2. Enhanced Blood Supply

MSM has been proven to be able to dilate blood vessels and increase blood supply throughout the body. This is essential to helping heal any wounded or damaged parts of your body, including any strained muscles or damaged disks. An increase in blood flow means an expedited and more efficient flow of essential nutrients to the parts of the body which need it the most. This helps speed up just how quickly your tissues can repair and recover.

3. A Reduction of Muscle Spasms

Many who suffer from lower back pain report numerous muscle spasms which can incite inflammation and cause more pain. MSM has been proven to be able to reduce the number of muscle spasms from which one would typically suffer. Similar to how MSM helps reduce inflammation, it is most effective when used with other therapies (such as hot/cold therapy).

4. Making Cell Membranes More Permeable

The final and least-mentioned benefit of MSM is that it increases the how permeable cell membranes are. This is important as a cellular membrane which is more permeable is one which allows the body's own natural pain killers to be more effective. For those wanting to increase their comfort while treating lower back pain, try taking a natural organic form of Sulphur, like MISMO's MSM to expedite your recovery and to return to your normal and healthy life as quickly and safely as possible.

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THE BEAUTY, HEALING AND RESTORATIVE MINERAL

MSM is known to be highly effective in joint health, muscle recovery, sports nutrition, immune support, and healthy ageing. 

What is MSM?

MSM (Methyl Sulphonyl Methane or Dimethyl Sulfone) is an organic sulphur compound found in all living organisms. It is the purest and most bio-available form of sulphur, one of the essential minerals crucial to life and the regeneration of cells. MSM has traditionally been taken as a food supplement to increase joint health for flexibility and mobility, as well as for strong hair and nails, beautiful skin, and other health conditions from leaky gut syndrome to mild arthritis, osteoporosis, and psoriasis. 

Why do we need to supplement with MSM?

Natural MSM is largely destroyed when our food is processed and can be lost entirely when foods and ingredients are stored for a long period of time. MSM bonds with moisture, so any food which undergoes any sort of dehydration will lack its natural MSM.

For these reasons, and because MSM is so critical for almost every athletic function in active bodies, it is important to consistently supplement with a quality MSM nutritional supplement 

How does MSM work at the cellular level?

Collagen is the principal structural protein holding the skin together and is largely responsible for the skin’s mechanical properties.  Sulphur is integral to the production of collagen and elastin, and MSM is a source of organic Sulphur. 

Approximately half of the body's sulphur content is found in the skin, muscles, cartilage and bones.

How can MSM benefit your skin, hair and nails?

  • Protecting collagen against collagen degrading enzymes
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen and elastin production
  • Boosting the natural production of Glutathione, one of the body's key anti-oxidants ... as an anti-oxidant, MSM will boost the immune system and reduce pigmentation and cellular damage
  • Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent by reducing the production of cytokines (compounds that cause inflammation)
  • Maintaining skin cell membrane flexibility and permeability, promoting an efficient exchange of nutrients and waste products to help keep skin clear
  • Helping to maintaining the body's pH balance

How can MSM help with joint health and support? 

MSM has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as a natural alternative to help reduce pain from mild arthritis and osteoarthritis related symptoms.

How does MISMO MSM help with exercise recovery?

Our muscles, skin, bones, organs, and connective tissue all rely on sulphur and without it our bodies can not function properly.  MSM is an important nutritional supplement for anyone living an active lifestyle, as it delivers the sulphur and methyl nutrients which are key to the structure of healthy cells in muscle and connective tissue.

MSM is valued by bodybuilders, strength, and power athletes because it supports healthy and flexible cell structures and can help reduce the inflammation of muscle tissue and can offset muscle soreness and joint pain caused by inflammation.

Where is MSM found and how is it manufactured?

MSM is found in the fluid and tissue of all living organisms. It is present in a variety of foods including raw vegetables, eggs, milk and fish, but is lost through cooking and food processing. One of the richest natural supplies is pine trees and cabbage.

Although MSM is abundant in nature, even the richest natural sources only provide MSM in the level of several parts per million. Commercial extraction of MSM from trees is not possible so a process is undertaken which parallels the natural oxidation that occurs in the marine atmosphere and produces MSM that is chemically identical to that found in nature.

Click here for a detailed explanation of how MSM is manufactured.

How pure is MISMO MSM?

Every batch of our MSM is rigourously tested by an independent laboratory to ensure the highest quality, minimum 99.99% pure MSM.

    How much MISMO MSM should I be taking?

    An average dose is between 2 to 6 grams daily. Most people take a teaspoon (approx. 4 grams) daily. If more relief is needed, increase the dose slowly. Can be taken in water or juice after breakfast, although there are no rules as to when you should take MSM.

    A word of caution ... some people find if they take MSM late in the day, after 4 or 5pm, they do not sleep as well, as it energises them. This is not a general occurrence but worth mentioning.

    WARNINGS: If taking Warfarin or strong blood thinners, do not take MSM without your doctor's approval. Not to be taken by children without a health professional's advice.  MSM can also interfere with the accuracy of the blood test for liver enzymes by sometimes producing false positive results. It is recommended you cease taking MSM at least 4 days before these blood tests. You can resume after the test.

    Is MISMO MSM listed with the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)?

    Yes, click here to view the TGA listing for MISMO MSM

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