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For many years, the ?hot bath? test was used to diagnose multiple sclerosis. ... Many people with MS experience a temporary worsening of their symptoms when the weather is very hot or humid, or when they run a fever. ... A cool bath or shower can also help reduce core body temperature ...
Apr 28, 2016 - ?The dangers of heat intolerance might include a temporary decrease in balance, strength, feeling, or vision, which could lead to falls and other problems,? he says. The best way to avoid a temporary increase in MS symptoms related to heat intolerance is to avoid overheating in the fi
May 17, 2017 - People with MS need to be cautious about spending time in the sun. Sunbathing, biking and walking outdoors can cause heat intolerance. Here's what to do.
Sep 13, 2014 - Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder that presents with myriad of symptoms. The disease causes physical as well as emotional changes in the patients. One peculiar symptom seen in people with MS is their sensitivity to heat. While heat sensitivity is a symptom of many oth
Heat or high humidity can cause many people with MS to experience a temporary worsening of their symptoms. Doctors believe that this occurs because heat causes nerves (whose myelin covering has been removed by MS) to conduct electrical signals even less efficiently.
Some people find that heat causes their multiple sclerosis symptoms to worsen - particularly fatigue, vision and cognitive symptoms. Find out more in this A-Z entry.
Sep 11, 2016 - WebMD explains how heat, humidity, and extreme cold can aggravate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
Nov 11, 2017 - Heat intolerance is common for someone living with multiple sclerosis. Learn more about it and how temperature affects MS symptoms.