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Category: Autoimmune Diseases

How Vitamin D can help manage Multiple Sclerosis by protecting the nervous system.

  There is evidence that Vitamin D Deficiency is associated with┬áMultiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease. Vitamin D supplementation is recommended to protect against progression of MS. In a study published in 2013, in JAMA Neurology the┬áresearchers found that higher serum 25(OH)D levels in the first 12 months predicted reduced MS activity and a slower rate of MS progression. By the end of the follow-up at 5 years, participants with serum 25(OH)D concentrations of at least 50 nmol/L (20-ng/mL, a moderate level) had significantly fewer new active lesions, a slower increase… Read more How Vitamin D can help manage Multiple Sclerosis by protecting the nervous system.