This association between food allergy and MS disease activity highlights an important role for a potential player in immunity and inflammation — the gut. “It is interesting that this association was only found with food allergies and not other types of allergies, which might have been expected had this solely been an immune deviation issue,” said Chitnis. “The presence of food allergies and mechanisms related to food allergies may increase relapse rate and inflammatory activity in MS patients. There may be

Source: Food allergies and multiple sclerosis: New link: MS patients with food allergies had a higher rate of MS disease activity — ScienceDaily