Researchers have found a strong correlation between low vitamin D levels and the severity of symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder affecting the brain and nerves, characterized by attacks of symptoms that include numbness, weakness, and blurring of vision. In this condition, the individual’s own immune system attacks the myelin which coats the brain and nerves, thus interfering with nerve transmission. These are seen in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques as white spots or lesions that represent inflammation. The study which was led by Ellen M. Mowry, M.D., M.C.R., an assistant professor of […]Continue reading Severe Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
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