Can the supplement MSM cause depression?”
–R.S., Gainesville, Florida
Answer: MSM is a dietary supplement that has exceptional benefits for people with arthritis. It improves joint flexibility and nourishes hair, skin and nails. There is accumulating data that suggests MSM may reduce allergies to food and pollen. And no, it does not cause depression.
Suzy Cohen, has been a licensed pharmacist for over 30 years and believes the best approach to chronic illness is a combination of natural medicine and conventional. She founded her own dietary supplement company specializing in custom-formulas, some of which have patents. With a special focus on functional medicine, thyroid health and drug nutrient depletion, Suzy is the author of several related books including Thyroid Healthy, Drug Muggers, Diabetes Without Drugs, and a nationally syndicated column.