December 1999 Issue
Diet Can't Cure Multiple Sclerosis, But May Help Alleviate Symptoms
Q. I've been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Are any diets helpful? A. While no specific diet has proved capable of altering the course of the disease, some experts believe following certain dietary guidelines might help reduce the severity of symptoms. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease in which the immune system is thought to attack the myelin sheaths surrounding nerve cells, causing flare-ups of weakness, fatigue, loss of balance, blurred vision
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