Last reply 6 years ago
Vitamin concern

I had Graves disease in 2005-6 and have been in remission since. I was always told to never take vitamin suppliments as it can bring my graves back. Now how is this going to wirk with my MS? A bit stuch to be hinest 🙁

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indigojane
6 years ago

Hi Dan,
Do you not have an MS Nurse?
She should be your first port of call. You need to know 100%
Your MS nurse will or should be in contact with your neuro doc!
If you are still unsure theres always your GP or practice nurse.
If you eat a good diet then you should be ok anyway. Treat your body like a temple! Trash the chips.Cut down on the fats. Learn to chill out more.
Jane


Cariad
6 years ago

Hey,
Although a lot of people with MS take vitimins of some kind, when I asked my nurses whether or not they honestly felt they would do any good, her answer was that if you are eating a healthyish, balanced diet then you should be getting all of the vitimins you need already. The only thing she did comment on was to take vit D so I now take this-as the levels my neuro told me to. If you do decide to take vitimins make sure that you check how many international units each capsule/ tablet etc is worth. Do not rely on the weight as this doesn’t tell you anything…x


danrb80
6 years ago

Thank you jane im very good with i started my new MS diet 6 weeks ago now eating loads of veg and salad no processed food (im not a chip fan luckily)Unfortunately i havent yet got an MS nurse as not seen neurologist yet 🙁 but i will bare that in mind. Cariad thank you also for reply my diet is good so i dont feel the need to take vitamins yet. Im still remembering my geaves disease so dont take suppliments. You have both been grear thanks and i realise that if a get an MS nurse then i will have a list to work through.

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