How does smoking affect MS?

Breaking it down - A multiple sclerosis podcast

16-10-2023 • 1時間 9分

Ever wondered if smoking affects your MS? Sure, we all know the health risks linked to smoking. But, does smoking cause multiple sclerosis progression? And will your MS symptoms improve if you quit smoking?

We dive deep into these questions with consultant neurologist, Professor Richard Nicholas. Plus, Caroline Smith, who lives with MS, talks us through the steps she took to quit smoking.

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Show Notes

Smoking and MS - info from the MS Trust: mstrust.org.uk/a-z/smoking
Quitting smoking slows down MS progression - info from MS Trust: mstrust.org.uk/news/research/230411-quitting-smoking-slows-down-ms-progression
Five top tips for improving your lung health – blog from Jodi Barber - -mstrust.org.uk/news/expert/five-top-tips-improving-your-lung-health
Stoptober - Stop smoking campaign from NHS www.nhs.uk/better-health/quit-smoking
The MS Register: ukmsregister.org
Set up a fundraising challenge: mstrust.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-and-events/do-it-your-way