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Stanley Jacob, M.D. : Stanley Jacob is currently a Gerlinger Distinguished Professor, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, he was a research fellow at Harvard University where he also served as chief surgical resident.
He has written many articles and books on DMSO and MSM.
If you are interested in more ...
If you are interested in more research on this subject check out Dr. Stanley Jacobs, M.D. Director of the DMSO Clinic and Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Get his book The Miracle Of MSM . In his book Dr. Stanley Jacobs lists MSM's most significant actions to be: an analgesic (pain controller), MSM supplements aid in the relief of inflammation, and passes through cellular membranes of the body, including the skin, it dilates blood vessels and increases blood flow, blocks the action of cholinesterase, thereby helping to restore normal bowel activity, MSM dietary supplements reduce muscle spasms, it alters the cross linking process in collagen, therefore reducing scar tissue, and has anti parasitic properties (particularly for giardia), and MSM has an immune normalizing effect, as observed in some autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma.
One of the essential components in all life forms, sulfur is involved in amino acid production, connective tissue, skin, hair, nails, (in animals, hide and hooves), enzymes, hormones, and immunoglobulins.
Dr. Jacobs lists the following as the most frequent applications of degenerative wear-and-tear arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis, Chronic back pain, Chronic headaches, Muscle pain, Fibromyalgia, Tendonitis and bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, TMJ problems, Post-traumatic pain and inflammation, and Heartburn.
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Robert M. Herschler, Ph.D., and Stanley W. Jacob, M.D., of Oregon Health Sciences University have been the principle advocates of MSM supplements.
While Jacob, who established the DMSO Clinic holds one patent (awarded in 1996) and has co-authored a book called The Miracle of MSM- The Natural Solution for Pain.
According Dr Jacob's
book, MSM has been used successfully to treat a wide range of ailments.
According to Jacob, MSM's increases the effect of cortisol, the body's natural anti-inflammatory hormone and also helps to remove fluid out of swollen tissue.
This leads to a reduction in swelling, redness, heat and pain associated with inflammation.
MSM has been used in the treatment of Crohn's disease which affects the lower segment of the small intestines and ulcerative colitis which involves inflammation of the inner lining of the colon and rectum.
According to Jacob
, patients on oral MSM treatment report a reduction in symptoms and return to normal bowel function.
Dr. Stanley W. Jacob, ...
Dr. Stanley W. Jacob, Director of the DMSO Clinic and Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University, has conducted clinical studies on MSM and used it with his patients for over 20 years.
He has documented his findings in The Miracle of MSM (Putnam 1999).
He lists as MSM's most significant actions: 1) Pain control (analgesic), 2) Reduces inflammation, 3) Passes through cellular membranes of the body, including the skin, 4) Dilates blood vessels and increases blood flow, 5) Blocks the action of cholinesterase, thereby helping restore normal bowel activity, 6) Reduces muscle spasm, 7) Alters the cross-linking process in collagen, thereby reducing scar tissue, 8) Antiparasitic (particularly against giardia), and 9) Immune normalizing effects, as observed in some autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma.
In March 1999, Stanley W. ...
In March 1999, Stanley W. Jacob, M.D., and Ronald M. Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., published "The Miracle of MSM: The Natural Solution for Pain".
Dr. Jacob is the head of the DMSO Pain Clinic in Portland, OR, and a Professor at the Oregon Health Sciences University, and Dr. Lawrence was the founder of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Association for the Study of Headaches.
Dr. Lawrence and Dr. Jacob's
compiled research reveals that MSM
represents a safe and natural solution for chronic headaches, back pain, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, rheumatism, arthritis, athletic injuries, muscle spasms, asthma, and allergies.