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Obesity Epidemic May Contribute To Multiple Sclerosis; Increases Risk By 40%

More than 2.3 million people worldwide are living with multiple sclerosis, a debilitating and progressive disease that often ends in severe disability and premature death. Thanks to the collaborative efforts from a team of researchers in Canada and the UK, a possible link has been unearthed between unhealthy weight gain and multiple sclerosis.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Both obesity and multiple sclerosis are characterized by increased inflammation, therefore the starting point for both should be the reduction of inflammation.  And the easiest starting point to reduce inflammation is to reduce the AA/EPA ratio in the blood that will translate to reduced inflammation in both the adipose tissue and the brain.

 

 

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