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The Link Between Obesity and MS
Obesity in early adulthood may be linked to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study found.
What Vitamin D Might Do for MS Patients
A daily dose of vitamin D may do the body good, and that may be especially true for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Coffee Could Help Keep This Disease Away
The cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) is unknown, but new evidence suggests that coffee could lower your risk for it.
MS Patients May Need More of These Nutrients
Women with multiple sclerosis may need to pay extra attention to what they eat to address a possible gap in their diets.
How Fish Might Affect Your Immune Health
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Salty Food Could Mean Increased Symptoms for MS Patients
High-salt diets typically ring alarm bells because of their association with heart disease. A new study shows that salt intake may affect some patients' neurological health, too.
Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow
What can you do to make your tomorrow better than today? Here are eight easy steps that will leave you feeling better tomorrow.
Navigating Nutrition with MS
Even for conditions that are not centered around the digestive system, nutrition can still play a key role. This is the case in one neuromuscular condition — multiple sclerosis.
Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of
As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life.
How Your Pet Can Affect Your Health
Dogs and cats can make great companions, and having a pet might be more beneficial to your health than you think. Although there is little evidence to suggest most of the health benefits, here’s a list of ways that pets might be able to benefit your health.