Heat sensitivity and multiple sclerosis: is it autumn yet?

Blurred eye

For more details on heat sensitivity Learn more about Uhthoff’s Phenomenon, Science Direct Uhthoff’s Phenomenon 125 years later – what do we know today? NCBI Uhthoff’s Phenomenon: Understanding Overheating, Healthline MS & Uhthoff’s Phenomenon: Coping with Heat Sensitivity, MyTherapy   2018 Winner Best Blog Post with ‘3443 Needles’, Blog Awards Ireland, Ashville Media Group, Dublin, […]

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Too warm for you? Heat sensitivity in MS explained!

Girl on the beach

Uhthoff’s phenomenon is when changes in body temperature make a person’s existing MS symptoms worse, even a rise of 0.25°C to 0.5°C in the core body temperature is enough to cause upsetting symptoms in those living with MS.

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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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