Too warm for you? Heat sensitivity in MS explained!

Girl on the beach

Summer has finally arrived and with it, comes a list of things you wished you knew before sunburn blasted your chest. Heat sensitivity is, of course, an uncomfortable sensation many people struggle with and is therefore not a symptom solely attributed to MS. The difference from other illnesses lies in how heat affects the central […]

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That thing people call ‘summer’

“It’s just another one of those very paradoxical facts of life: as a person with MS, you lack vitamin D. The only way to get good vitamin D into your body is to spend time in the sun. If heat sensitivity is part of your long list of MS symptoms, though, you can’t sit outdoors in the sun because your other MS symptoms get worse. Result? You choose to stay out of the sun, and therefore continue to lack vitamin D.”

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