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dar2017
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   Posted 9/14/2017 12:11 PM (GMT -7)   
I have read about a possible EBV, B12 deficiency, Vit D deficiency and MS. What are your thoughts or experience?

Snoopy
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   Posted 9/14/2017 3:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Multiple Sclerosis has been around since at least the 1400s and to date is still not fully understood.

Vitamin D deficiencies can be found in approximately 85% of the general population and has been connected to many conditions. A vitamin D deficiency can cause many symptoms.

A B-12 deficiency can cause many symptoms and is a mimic of MS and does not indicate MS.

EBV is found in approximately 95% of the population but 95% of the population does not have MS.

All of the above just to say none of what you have listed would indicate MS as a cause. There is no blood test for this disease and blood work is to rule in/out some of the other possible causes to ones symptoms.

In my case --- I have never had the EBV (per blood work) and I have never been B-12 deficient. Vitamin D information and testing is relatively new but I am D deficient unless on prescription D. Many people with MS are heat intolerant so we don't get out in the sun very much.
Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1985
PTSD diagnosed Feb 2004 (PTSD since age 2), Anxiety/Panic attacks secondary to PTSD.
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