Low vitamin D levels and Multiple sclerosis

I know they are looking at low Vitamin levels and the correlation with getting MS.

I have MS and have a level of 16. What is the relationship with being an MS patient and having current low vit D levels?

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Multiple Sclerosis and Vitamin D
by: Kerri Knox, RN-The Immune Health Queen!

Wow! You have Multiple Sclerosis and you have only heard that they have 'connected' the two. This is a shame that this information is not out into the general public. Please read my page on MS and Vitamin D

There have been several studies showing a decreased incidence of flare ups of symptoms in those with Multiple Sclerosis who were taking VERY HIGH doses of vitamin D and getting their vitamin D levels quite high.

It's really a shame that your doctor has let you actually get diagnosed with vitamin D without having had a Vitamin D Level BEFORE being diagnosed. In my opinion, no one should EVER be diagnosed with any chronic degenerative disease without first testing and treating:

Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency and
Celiac Disease/Gluten Sensitivity

These three things can mimic and/or exacerbate these types of conditions so much that it is imperative that they be considered before a diagnosis is ever made.

But here we are and you have already been diagnosed with MS and you are just now finding out about your vitamin D deficiency. It's very sad.

But you need to DEFINITELY get your vitamin D deficiency treated and you need to read the page that I already wrote about MS and Vitamin D. Insist on aggressive treatment and having your vitamin D Levels checked every 3 months until your levels are within the 'optimum' range of between 40 to 80 ng/ml.

Also, I would highly suggest getting the book The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. It was written by an MD who reversed her MS after western medicine failed her.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen
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