What is MSM?
MSM, short for Methylsulfonylmethane, is an organic sulfur compound found in plants, animals, and humans.
MSM Impact on Aging
Studies suggest that MSM may play a role in combating the effects of aging (R).
Its antioxidant properties contribute to reducing oxidative stress, which is linked to aging and age-related ailments. By neutralising free radicals and supporting cellular health, MSM holds the potential to mitigate the signs of aging and promote a healthier lifestyle (R).
MSM and Longevity in Aging Studies
Preliminary studies suggest that MSM's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties could positively influence various aging-related factors, potentially supporting longevity and overall well-being (R).
This study examined the effects of Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) on skin aging. Results showed improved wrinkle severity, skin firmness, elasticity, and hydration (R).
Image Sourced: Int J Vitam Nutr Res. Facial lines and wrinkles were assessed visually, subjectively by the participants, and through image analysis using error bars to denote the standard error of the mean. A photographic example from a subject taking 1 g/day of the supplement showed visible softening in the crow's feet area, indicating the supplement's effectiveness in reducing these signs of aging.
Individuals diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis who used MSM for 12 weeks experienced enhancements in both pain levels and physical functionality (R).