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Jane’s Blog The Many Benefits of MSM

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Jane’s Blog  The Many Benefits of MSM

MSM or Methylsulfonylmethane, is a naturally occurring compound in foods such as fresh vegetables, meat, and dairy products. MSM provides a source of natural sulfur, which plays a role in many of the body’s processes without any toxicity. MSM, plays an important role in making collagen and glucosamine, both of which are vital for healthy bones and joints, and in the production of immunoglobulins, which help your immune system. There are some people who are sensitive to MSM and will experience digestive discomfort. Introducing it slowly in low doses usually will avoid this. People with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis should...

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Jane's Blog Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer

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Jane's Blog Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer

Prostatitis occurs when the prostate and surrounding tissue becomes swollen, tender, and inflamed. It is different from having just an enlarged prostate. Symptoms can be characterized by urinary problems such as burning or painful urination, urgency, and trouble voiding; difficult or painful ejaculation; and sometimes pain in the perineum or lower back. Basically, men have a 16-50% chance of getting prostatitis in their lifetime. Men with positive bacterial prostate tissue cultures also have higher PSA values. So keep that in mind if your PSA level comes back high the next time your doctor checks it. When prostatitis occurs, 5% to 10%...

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