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Researchers Suggest That Vitamin D May Protect the Brain in People at Risk for Developing MS

November 18, 2015

Researchers funded by the National MS Society are reporting a possible connection between higher vitamin D levels in the blood and preservation of brain volume, in a small study of 65 people with clinically isolated syndrome, a condition that often leads to MS. These findings, if confirmed, add to increasing evidence of a role for vitamin D in MS.

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Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Currently there is no cure. Symptoms vary from person to person and may include disabling fatigue, mobility challenges, cognitive changes, and vision issues. An estimated 1 million people live with MS in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical to minimize disability. Significant progress is being made to achieve a world free of MS.


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