Monday, March 21, 2016

Immunologic Profile in MS Patients Altered with High Dose Vitamin D

   Those with low Vitamin D levels have been shown to have have an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis in previous studies as well as an increased number of brain lesions on MRI. NEJM JW Neurol Dec 2015, JAMA Neurol 2015;72:1458
  A newer study revealed reduced percentages of IL17+CD4+T cells and effects memory cells CD4+ in patients that received 10,400 IU of vitamin D3 daily.
Neurology 2015 Dec 30

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