Thursday, September 01, 2016

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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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