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Day 3: msm 1000mg for torn ankle ligament on own. doc said surgery. take fish oil 2000mg, vit c 500mg. now period longer. 8d, normal 5d. msm related?

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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 13 years experience
MSM 1000mg: is a low dose if taken daily. There are some patients that notice a change in their menstruation cycles when taking this...usually it is a skipped period or a lighter one. Fish oil, Vit C and MSM are all excellent supplements to take as long as they don't interact with any other meds you may be on. With any ankle surgery I typically have my patients taking similar dosing before and after!

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Last updated Apr 2, 2016

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