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Scientists have learned a lot about this debilitating nerve disease, but there is still no cure. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
|Switch to the Swank diet||Supplementing with 5 grams of cod liver oil daily, eating foods high in linoleic acid from natural vegetable oils, such as sunflower oil and sunflower seeds, while eating a diet low in animal fats and hydrogenated oils may reduce disability and lengthen life.|
|Go gluten-free||Some people with MS avoid gluten in hopes of diminishing symptoms because a study reported a link between grains and MS development, however, further research is needed to determine effectiveness.|
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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.