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The Holidays with MS in the Mix

The Holiday Season is both an exciting time and a stressful time for most everyone!   Holidays can be joyful and allow us the opportunity to reconnect with family and friends as well as celebrate as we prepare for the New Year.  On the other hand, the holiday season often brings added physical…

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Tips For Dealing With Temperature Sensitivity In MS

A major goal for those living with MS is to be an active participant in life throughout the year regardless of environmental temperature. There are many ways to stay healthy and active while being aware of your level of heat or cold sensitivity and taking precautions. A great way to identify your particular…

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Temperature Sensitivity in MS

Thermoregulation – what is it? Thermoregulation is the process where our body and brain maintains our core (internal) temperature when we are exposed to rises or falls in the temperature of our environment or increased physical activity.  It is estimated that heat sensitivity is experienced in 60- 80% of those diagnosed with MS. Many individuals with heat…

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