Study: Smoking raises the chances of Multiple Sclerosis

Smokers are at up to three times more vulnerable to develop multiple sclerosis in comparison with non smokers. The risk reduces to two times in case of women. This study came in the research at the University of Bergen in Norway and Harvard University in Massachusetts. According to a researcher, ‘Cigarette is a mix of potential neurotoxins chemicals. It was not clear yet, why male smokers had a higher rate of MS than women.

Multiple sclerosis is the most common neurological diseases in young people, excessively affects young women of northern European heritage. Vision loss, lack of sensation, low energy and paralysis are the general symptoms of it. Although it is not lethal but can critically disable patients.

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