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  • Glucosamine/MSM: How long does it take to help you?

    Hey all,
    I've been flaring up again as is typical for me come March/April/May until about September/October, and usually, I take a Glucosamine/MSM pill on-and-off throughout allergy season and that manages it fine. I take a pill with 750mg of both twice a day, so 1500mg of each ingredient total.

    However, since it's been like a year, I'm having a hard time remembering how long it took for it to "kick in." I seem to recall it took about 4-8 days for the benefits to really take hold.
    know on the bottles it always says to wait a month and that's fine, but I'm wondering what everyone's experiences have been?
    I've been on the supplement for 2 days now and the pain is still breaking through I'm so fed up with being in pain and I'd like to go out and enjoy the summer!

    For context, I'm already on CystaQ twice a day and vaginal diazepam cream twice a week, and have been for years. I'm also on meds for mast cell activation syndrome, which I think is connected to my IC.

    Thanks all!

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    The amount of time it takes for supplements to help can vary from person to person. You might want to write a note on your calendar for the future if you're as forgetful as I am.

    Are you following an IC diet? That can be especially important during allergy season. I hope you feel better soon.


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