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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Back soon!

Writing has been a bit slow lately. New content will find its way to IMSM soon!

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Medical terminology?

“Because fatigue does not show a relationship with how many plaques your MRI shows, it is often hard to gauge, even though it does predict later brain atrophy in the posterior parietal cortical lobes. Also, MS fatigue comes in two different varieties, the primary and secondary type of fatigue.

During functional MRI scans for physical and cognitive tasks, it was clear that inefficient reorganization of a damaged central nervous system took place. MS fatigue is also a medical fact, so, and is associated with other neurological symptoms.”

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Hot town!

“There’s always the floor?” my mum asked. With a brain fried like a piece of KFC garbage, thinking intelligently seemed hard to do. “Of course there is always a floor, go figure!” But I was getting desperate, water streaming from me and no place to cool down. Aside from the floor, that is. Being away […]

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Uhthoff’s Phenomenon

It’s back! It’s here again and boy I love it! “It” is autumn, and those of you in my physical surroundings know that I live for autumn. And winter. And hey, maybe spring too if it’s not too warm outside! “It” means fresh and clean air entering my lungs and a bit more energy in […]

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Uhthoff’s Phenomenon

It’s back! It’s here again and boy, I love it! “It” is autumn, and those of you in my physical surroundings know that I live for autumn. And winter. And hey, maybe spring too if it’s not too warm outside! “It” means fresh and clean air entering my lungs and a bit more energy in […]

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