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Asthma 3X more likely if have Multiple Sclerosis (both have low Vitamin D) – March 2019

Asthma Prevalence Three Times Higher in MS Medscape

Presented at Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) Forum 2019
Used the electronic health record information available in the IBM Explorys EPM: Explore database
141,880 people with MS – 19% had asthma
56,416,790 without MS – 6.6 % had asthma
2.97- [CI], 2.96, 2.97, P < .0001).
“"It is unknown why there is this increase," Briggs explained. "We do know that MS and asthma share several common risk factors, including tobacco smoke, vitamin D insufficiency, and obesity. There is also evidence for some overlap in their genetic risk factors."

Overview Asthma and Vitamin D
Overview MS and vitamin D

Items in both categories Multiple Sclerosis and Breathing are listed here:

Diseases that may be related via low vitamin D has the following MS entries as of March 2019

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