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What role does diet play in multiple sclerosis (MS)?

Can your diet make your multiple sclerosis symptoms better or worse? In this WisePatient video, integrative neurologist Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary discusses why a healthy diet is so important for every MS patient.

Dr. Louis Rosner
Neurologist

Diets are all right as long as the multiple sclerosis (MS) patient isn't weakened to the point of becoming susceptible to infection. Diet does play a part in the management of MS, but only in keeping weight at a normal level. Intense crash diets are not recommended for anyone; they can lead to potassium deficiency and other problems.

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