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Should I warm my insides if my multiple sclerosis symptoms are worse because of the cold?

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The easiest way to warm your insides if you're dealing with an MS flare-up is to eat hot meals like soup. You can also sip hot drinks like tea or coffee. Pour them into an insulated mug to keep them warm longer and help limit your trips to the kitchen.

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

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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