alexa Multiple sclerosis: decreased relapse rate through dietary supplementation with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D.
Neurology

Neurology

International Journal of Neurorehabilitation

Author(s): Goldberg P, Fleming MC, Picard EH

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Abstract A group of young patients having multiple sclerosis was treated with dietary supplements containing calcium, magnesium and vitamin D for a period of one to two years. The experimental design employed self-pairing: the response of each patient was compared with his/her own case history as control. The number of exacerbations observed during the program was less than one half the number expected from case histories. No side effects were apparent. The dietary regimen may offer a new means of controlling the exacerbation rate in MS, at least for younger patients. The results tend to support a theory of MS which states that calcium and magnesium are important in the development, structure and stability of myelin.
This article was published in Med Hypotheses and referenced in International Journal of Neurorehabilitation

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