Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis

  title={Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis},
  author={A. Ascherio and K. Munger and K. Simon},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • A. Ascherio, K. Munger, K. Simon
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • The hypothesis that adequate vitamin D nutrition can contribute to the prevention of multiple sclerosis (MS) was originally proposed to explain the geographical distribution of MS, but only recently has the relation between various measures of vitamin D (eg, sun exposure, dietary sources, and serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D) and risk of developing MS been rigorously investigated. Overall, the results of these studies support a protective effect of vitamin D, but there are… CONTINUE READING
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