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Biotin: A Promising Treatment for Progressive MS

Biotin (a B vitamin) might help in multiple sclerosis.

For people with progressive multiple sclerosis, there’s hope for a new treatment in the form of a high dose of biotin, a type of B vitamin.

In progressive MS, neurologic function gradually worsens over time as nerve fibers are damaged. Affecting about 1.3 million people worldwide, it can begin when MS is diagnosed (primary-progressive MS) or, more commonly, occur after an initial phase of relapsing-remitting MS (secondary-progressive MS).

So far, most MS therapies have targeted relapsing-remitting MS, and therapies that can slow or stop the development of progressive MS have been frustratingly elusive. Researchers hope that high-dose biotin could help to fill that gap.

Read full article: Biotin: A Promising Treatment for Progressive MS | Everyday Health

Read Full Article: Biotin: A Promising Treatment for Progressive MS | Everyday Health

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