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The Effects of Alcohol, Coffee, and Smoking on Multiple Sclerosis

What is safe to drink when you have multiple sclerosis?

Cigarettes, no way.

Coffee, not sure.

Alcohol, perhaps.

Those are some of the latest findings from researchers studying which substances can help, and which substances can harm, someone with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Using the Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS), and Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score (MSSS), to measure disabilities, some studies are finding that higher alcohol intake is associated with lower EDSS scores and lower rates of disability.

Alcohol, along with smoking, coffee, and vitamin D, can all have effects on people with MS.

While some of these behaviors harm the nerves, researchers are finding that others actually protect them.

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