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Proper diet will not replace medications for treating multiple sclerosis, but eating properly can be a supplemental therapy. Sugars, dairy and gluten, among other things, can trigger MS symptoms so eliminating them from your diet is a good move. It is also important to keep the immune and nervous systems healthy by ensuring vitamins like vitamin D and niacin are part of your diet.  

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Vicki, Health Guide, commented on Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle and… I try to eat well, watching portions as well as what I eat, and I try to…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Kitchen Design for Disabled Multiple… Vicki,   This is a great post on the kitchen.  I live in an old…

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