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.
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 🥵 has been a wonderful cure-all for my occasional insomnia.
I live within a 15 minutes drive away from the beach 🏖️. 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.
I, do not do to good in Heat either and I, set the Heater on 65 Degrees in the Winter like now.
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 😪😞😫
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!!😇
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