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End of summer marks next Rituxan infusion

End of summer marks next Rituxan infusion

Is summer over yet? I’m ready to put on my oversized sweatshirt. It doesn’t matter that I stay indoors with AC the humidity penetrates to my bones. I know this question was asked by Steve over at MSich Chronicles http://msichchronicles.blog/2020/07/29/evansville-heat/, but how do people with MS live in hot, humid places? I’m in countdown mode until I can officially say its Fall. Right around the time of my next Rituxan infusion. For any new readers, I switched back to Rituxan…

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Other weather conditions that impact MS

Other weather conditions that impact MS

I had therapy yesterday, and it was harder than it was the other day. I happened to be talking about the difficulty with a couple other people and one of the therapists. She said she can’t discuss diagnosis but we could. Which made me automatically know that the people around me all had multiple sclerosis. We all said “Yup I have MS” and we all we agreeing how we were having a “tough” MS day. Is it possible for people…

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tips for dealing with the heat with MS

tips for dealing with the heat with MS

I’m hibernating for the summer. For most people with MS heat is very difficult. It causes fatigue and muscle weakness, spasms and it basically exacerbates all your current symptoms. They make a cooling vest but let me explain what this thing is. First it’s a vest that comes up to your waist so if closed will nicely accentuate your hips not very flattering. Second it’s this light brown/tan color that is just plain ugly. Third the vest has something like…

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