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What kind of effect does heat have on multiple sclerosis?

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In brief: Makes it worse

Hot ambient surroundings can bring out symptoms c/w a "pseudo-relapse", and can increase fatigue.
Recent information suggests that consistent hot summer weather is associated with more ms lesions seen on mri. Ms patients do better in cooler surroundings, usually.

In brief: Makes it worse

Hot ambient surroundings can bring out symptoms c/w a "pseudo-relapse", and can increase fatigue.
Recent information suggests that consistent hot summer weather is associated with more ms lesions seen on mri. Ms patients do better in cooler surroundings, usually.
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine

In brief: Worse

Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.

In brief: Worse

Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.
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