Boosting Vitamin-D Could Help People with Multiple Sclerosis

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By Molly Clifton

Increasing intake of vitamin-D could benefit people in the early stages of multiple sclerosis.

Scientists at Harvard School of Public Health found that MS patients with adequate levels of vitamin-D had lower rates of new brain lesions and relapse than those with lower levels of the vitamin.

MS is a central nervous system disease that impacts muscle control, strength, vision, and balance.

The study suggests that vitamin-D helps protects the body from damage caused by the disease.
 

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