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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Why MS & Cooling?

Why MS & Cooling?

Many people with multiple sclerosis are sensitive to the heat, which often increases their symptoms. Studies have shown that cooling the body can help lessen the negative effects of heat and improve the quality of life of people with MS. 

According to a 2010 research study, Dr. George Kraft found that:

"...After body temperature had dropped about one degree... participants improved on tests of coordination, balance, and in the ability to sustain physical activity. We concluded that cooling is an appropriate therapy for people with MS heat-sensitivity." *

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