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Heat.

Heat.

I find myself affected with heat. day time temperature and inner core body heat. I find I move easier when it is cool/cold. I am going into winter, the house is sitting around 50*F, I'm moving easier. Should I not heat the house this winter? Is that a good idea? It's unlikely to drop below 40*F outside here.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I guess my M.S. is like the pendulum as well. I tend to stiffen up when I'm cold. I actually love the heat! However, it doesn't always love me. I have found that it πŸ₯΅ has been a wonderful cure-all for my occasional insomnia.

I live within a 15 minutes drive away from the beach πŸ–οΈ. I keep zip-up hoodies and throw blankets (of various weights,) along with fans conveniently stored throughout my home. I open the doors and windows to allow cooling cross ventilation in the morning, and close them mid-day to prevent overheating the home. I believe once one discovers their own personal transitional timeline window, surviving the annual ☁️ 🌧️ 🌑️ changes happening will be more tolerable.

posted 4 days ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I, do not do to good in Heat either and I, set the Heater on 65 Degrees in the Winter like now.

posted 4 days ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

The warmer the better for me

posted 4 days ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm so abnormal I don't know what comfortable is.If I get too hot I have difficulty breathing and if I am in direct sunlight I break out in a rash around my neck and chest. Then if I get too cold I stiffen up and can have mild to severe seizures. So at night I really don't sleep because I am cold and my feet and palms are sweating profusely! I'm miserable πŸ˜ͺ😞😫

posted 4 days ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Keep it cool! But don't shut off the heat. Maybe just lower the thermostat. Lately, even if the temperature here is in the 60's, I' m cold and must wear a sweatshirt and still feel cold. It must be a MS problem. Don't like the summer, get lazy. Regret I did not read a recent article discussing hot weather and also feeling cold. Will have to search my messages from the Team. Keep well and keep safe!!πŸ˜‡

posted 4 days ago
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