Does MSM make your pain worse?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Suze, May 1, 2006.

  1. Suze

    Suze New Member

    That's been my experience. I've tried MSM several times (alone or with glucosamine), and each time my pain got dramatically worse. I keep hearing how good it is, and I wonder why it has the opposite effect on me.

    Any thoughts?


  2. Bet2

    Bet2 New Member

    My sis would not be able to take that either because she is allergic to sulfa; that might be what is going on with you.

  3. Suze

    Suze New Member

    I keep reading that there is absolutely no relationship between sulfa and sulfur. I guess that's not true.

    By the way, I'm not sure how my sulfa allergy manifests, but from what my parents told me about being given sulfa as a child, the reaction involved bizarre behavior. I guess I should be glad the only thing the MSM gave me was increased pain. :)


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