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How long do symptoms of multiple sclerosis stay worse in cold weather?

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If your multiple sclerosis symptoms get worse in cold weather, it’s usually for a short time. A few simple tips, like staying active and dressing warmly, can help you stay comfortable and warm in the fall and winter.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Heat and Temperature Sensitivity.”

Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Hot and cold – the effects of temperatures on MS.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Heat and Temperature Sensitivity.”

Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Hot and cold – the effects of temperatures on MS.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

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