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  • Brand: Doctor's Best
  • Item Number: DRB1089
  • Serving Size: 1 Gram
  • Servings per Container: 250
  • Quantity per Container: 8.82 oz / 250 Grams
  • Price per Serving: $0.04
  • Price per Unit*: $1.14 per Ounce
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • MFG # DRB-00076
  • UPC # 753950000766
  • Best MSM supplies highly purified MSM (methylsulfonylmethane)‚ a compound notable for its methyl groups (required for numerous metabolic functions) and the conditionally essential mineral sulfur‚ which is a crucial component of powerful antioxidants such as N-acetylcysteine and glutathione. Although MSM occurs naturally in some foods and in the human body at low concentrations‚ a significant amount of MSM is lost during the heating and processing of foods.

    Benefits:
    -Science-based nutrition
    -Dietary supplement
    -Promotes joint comfort and mobility
    -Supports healthy immune response
    -Enhances antioxidant defenses

    Promotes joint comfort and mobility*

    In a double blind‚ placebo-controlled trial‚ 50 men and women were randomized to receive either 3‚375 mg (3.375 grams) of MSM or a placebo daily for 12 weeks.7 Participants were instructed to take the tablets (each was 1.125 grams) in three doses per day with food‚ and to avoid taking the tablets before bed. Several validated and reliable scoring methods were used to measure joint function and comfort during the study. Compared with placebo‚ MSM was shown to significantly promote joint function and comfort‚ without side effects.



    A larger dose was used in a randomized‚ double blind‚ placebo-controlled trial of 50 men and women (ages 40–76).8 Participants were randomized into two groups to receive either placebo capsules or OptiMSM® in 1 gram capsules for 12 weeks. They were instructed to ramp up to the eventual dose of 6 grams per day by starting with two doses of 2 grams per day for 3 days‚ followed by an increase to 4 grams per day for the next 4 days. At the beginning of the second week‚ the dose was raised to 3 grams twice daily. Participants were instructed to take the MSM with food‚ and to avoid taking it at bedtime. Knee joint function and comfort were measured by standardized (reliable and valid) questionnaires. After 12 weeks‚ physical function and knee joint comfort were shown to be superior in the MSM group when compared to placebo.



    In a more complex double blind study‚ MSM was tested versus (a) a placebo‚ (b) glucosamine‚ and (c) a combination of MSM with glucosamine‚ in 118 men and women (ages 40–70).9 Participants were randomized into four groups to receive either a placebo‚ MSM alone (500 mg three times daily)‚ glucosamine alone (500 mg three times daily)‚ or MSM + glucosamine (500 mg each‚ three times daily). Using a number of analytical tools that measured joint functionality‚ comfort‚ and quality of life related to joint health‚ the researchers found that the MSM and glucosamine groups experienced significant support for joint health‚ whereas the placebo group experienced no such benefits. Additionally‚ the combination of MSM + glucosamine was significantly better at promoting joint comfort and functional ability than either taken alone.



    MSM could serve as a source of sulfur to support the maintenance and formation of cartilage‚ thereby supporting knee joint health.10 Its two methyl groups could be valuable to its actions‚ being necessary for tissue repair and maintenance. Its molecular structure suggests it could also have redox (electronic catalytic) properties that would facilitate antioxidant or other human benefits.



    Enhances antioxidant defenses

    Supports healthy immune response

    Oxidative stress is a term used to describe negative imbalance between production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the body’s antioxidant capacities. Strenuous exercise have the potential to create an uptick of ROS‚ and subsequently oxidative stress. Human and animal studies suggest that taking MSM prior to exercise may help to ease oxidative stress‚ especially in individuals not accustomed to the stress of exercise.

    In an exploratory trial of eight healthy men accustomed to a moderate amount of exercise (no more than 2.5 hours per week)‚ the effect of MSM on antioxidant capacity after exercise was investigated. Half of the participants were given 1.5 grams of OptiMSM® per day‚ and the other half 3.0 grams per day. Both groups took the MSM for 30 days‚ and were instructed to split their daily dose in order to take half of it in the morning and half in the evening. On two exercise test days (before and after 28 days of MSM consumption)‚ participants took their morning MSM dose immediately prior to eating a standardized breakfast‚ then performed 18 sets of a standardized exercise. A statistically significant increase in blood antioxidant capacity following exercise was reported in the group taking 3 grams MSM daily‚ as measured by the well-accepted Trolox Equivalent Antioxidant Capacity assay.

    MSM has been suggested to support healthy immune function through antioxidant actions. Neutrophils‚ the most abundant white blood cells in the body‚ routinely release free radicals crucial to their immune activities; this can be a double-edged sword‚ as excessive free radical generation contributes to oxidative stress. Laboratory research suggests MSM can help regulate free radical production by neutrophils. In mice macrophage (immune) cells‚ MSM was shown to down-regulate overactive immune factors without being toxic to the cells. In a mouse model examining joint health‚ MSM dissolved in the drinking water influenced immune function in a way that significantly supported joint structure and function when compared to mice in a control group.

    MSM’s benefits for human immune function were studied in an open-label clinical trial. A total 50 men and women were given OptiMSM®‚ 2.6 grams per day for 30 days. The MSM was given as four 650 mg capsules—two in the morning and two in the afternoon—each day. Immune function was measured by questionnaire‚ which included three subsections of questions about upper respiratory health (the head‚ eyes‚ nose‚ and throat)‚ lower respiratory health (the lungs and chest)‚ and energy level. The data suggested MSM produced clinically significant support for the upper respiratory system after one week‚ the lower respiratory system after three weeks‚ and enhanced energy levels after two weeks. These benefits continued into the fourth and final week of the study. A subset of 16 participants who experienced the least benefit from the MSM were selected to continue taking OptiMSM® for an additional 14 days‚ but at the higher dose of 5.2 grams per day. These individuals then reported experiencing significantly enhanced energy levels and superior overall respiratory scores.

    While new research is exploring the potential of methylsulfonylmethane in promoting the maintenance of GI health and bone health‚19 the current clinical evidence shows MSM provides meaningful support for the joints‚ for immune function‚ and for the body’s antioxidant and overall protective capacities. MSM is proven very safe to take‚ very well tolerated‚ and effective at intakes as high as 6000 mg (6 grams) per day.

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.drbvitamins.com

Serving Size: 1/4 teaspoon
Serving per container: 250 servings

Amount Per Serving %DV

Methylsulfonylmethane 1 gram (1000 mg) †
OptiMSM®
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† Daily Value Not Established.

Other ingredients: none.

Contains nothing other than listed ingredients.

Does Not Contain: milk‚ egg‚ wheat‚ gluten‚ corn‚ soy‚ sugar‚ sweeteners‚ starch‚ salt‚ or preservatives.

Take 1 to 4 grams (1000-4000 mg) daily in divided doses of 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Mix with 8 ounces water or juice.

Effective dosages for the various reported uses of MSM range from 500 mg to 6 grams per day. 1000 mg per day is recommended to restore normal MSM concentrations‚ while higher doses may be necessary for specific uses.

MSM is considered to be as non-toxic to the body as water and is‚ therefore‚ completely safe at the higher dosage levels.

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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.

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    from Evanston, Illinois

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    5/10/2013

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    This Stuff Does Work

    After taking Best MSM Powder for about a week I noticed that my left knee started feeling much better. I had injured my right knee back in high school twenty years ago and I believe I favored my left leg long enough that the knee developed some problems with inflammation lack of flexibility soreness and general weak feeling. Now after a few weeks and can totally stretch it back to my gluts without any pain popping sensation or anything. It hasnt felt this good in twenty years. In addition unfortunately I still smoke some even though its contrary to every other thing Im doing for my health - but in any case - I had some wrinkles/lines on my face that have almost completely reversed in this short time. Im convinced that it is the organic sulfurs action on the flexibility and permeability of the membranes on the cellular level. Furthermore Ive felt a noticeable impact on my levels of depression which Ive been recovering from for some time - and I have read that this is a possible experience. There are some minerals and nutrients that really do appear to be commonly deficient in people I do believe this is one. Im also convinced that it is helping me think more clearly as well. Definitely an important piece of the puzzle for me. Thanks a bunch.


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    from TN

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    7/02/2016

    Great absorbtion

    Like the fast acting delivery of Best MSM Powder by Doctor's Best. 


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      It has a quick absorption and it mixes easy.

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    from Moreno Valley, CA

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    4/28/2013

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    Awesome product!!!

    My nails used to break and chip but after taking Best MSM Powder Ive noticed it made my nails super strong. My skin hair and nails look very healthy. But because of the awful taste I mix 1/2 tsp into my shakes every morning. I highly recommend Best MSM Powder.


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      Lasts for a while

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      Taste

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
  • 0 of 1 people found the following review helpful.

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    from New York

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    6/04/2013

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    Good so far

    Its only been a week of taking Best MSM Powder so I havent seen any results yet. Hopefully in the next month I will see a change in my hair. As far as taste goes I dont taste the sulfur when it is mixed in with orange juice.


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Saginaw, Michigan

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    7/08/2013

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    MY best MSM

    After researching online about the benefits of MSM I decided to give Doctors Best MSM Powder a try and I am very glad that I did! Extremely soft healthy looking skin and longer fingernails are just some of the benefits that I noticed right away. Ive been adding Best MSM Powder to my orange juice for around 3 months now and will continue to use this particular brand of MSM because I am very satisfied with the results. A friend of mine also noticed and had me place an order of Doctors Best.


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      Fast acting and the price is affordable.

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      Nothing! Extremely satisfied

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Coral Gables, FL

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    7/24/2013

    Best MSM powder

    Best MSM Powder has no weird taste of aftertaste. Works well for jointpain.


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Ohio

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    8/13/2013

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    great product!!!

    I love Best MSM Powder! I purchased it solely for my hair and have seen great benefits. It does have a sulfuric taste to it but when mix with a full glass of juice you can barely taste it. A must have for haircare needs!!


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      better absorption helps grow and strengthen hair potency

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      taste

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Los Angeles

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    9/13/2013

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    So far so good

    Best MSM Powder dissolves well in water or juice and unless you add more than a teaspoon you cannot really taste a big difference not very bitter. I have been taking for a couple of weeks and have noticed softer skin and harder nails.


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      easily dissolves does not alter taste

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    from Seattle

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    9/24/2013

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    Healthy addition

    Best MSM Powder is great for healthy hair skin and nails. Best MSM Powder is so easy to take quick to dissolve and doesnt seem to have the gastrointestinal side effects as some prior products used. Clean product great price and as always fast shipping!


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      easy to take no gastrointestinal side effects

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    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Kingshill, VI

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    8/28/2013

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    It WORKS!

    So I chopped off all of my hair its growing back at a ridiculous rate. I love Best MSM Powder. Im not sure how a piercing that Ive been trying to heal is coming but Im sure itll help.


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      Its easy to use. It WORKS!

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      Taste but as per the instructions one is supposed to mix the powder with water. So tasting the powder was my fault.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     

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