Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The vitamin D piece of the MS puzzle | Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum

Last summer, MSDF reported a dramatic study demonstrating that vitamin D supplementation could reverse paralysis in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) mice and prevent relapse. It’s easy to hope for something similar in human MS patients. Indeed, everyone is waiting for the results of various trials of vitamin D in humans. But those results could be months or years away. The
arguments for vitamin D being an effective treatment in MS patients remain tenuous. Yet, as a previous MSDF News Synthesis demonstrated, the evidence for vitamin D deficiency being a major element in the etiology of MS is robust.

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