Even though multiple sclerosis is a serious and time-consuming condition to live with, having MS does not mean you are immune from other sicknesses. Unfortunately, it is still possible to get anything from a cold to cancer and therefore it is very important to keep up with regular doctor check-ups in addition to MS related appointments. MS is also correlated with a few related conditions including sexual dysfunction and sleep disorders.
With summer approaching, I thought that Uhthoff’s phenomenon would be an appropriate topic for discussion in our MS Signs vs. Symptoms series. What is the Uhthoff’s phenomenon? Originally noted by Wilhelm Uhthoff in 1890, some patients with multiple sclerosis experience a “marked deterioration of visual acuity…