Useful Links

General information about MS

1. National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS): The NMSS is a leading organization dedicated to providing comprehensive information about multiple sclerosis (MS). Their website offers a wealth of resources, including educational materials, support programs, and the latest research updates.

2. Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF): The MSIF is a global network of MS organizations that aims to improve the lives of people affected by MS worldwide. Their website provides information on various aspects of MS, including research, treatments, and advocacy efforts.

3. Mayo Clinic – Multiple Sclerosis: Mayo Clinic is a renowned medical institution that offers reliable information on multiple sclerosis. Their comprehensive guide covers MS symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options, helping individuals understand and manage the condition effectively.

4. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) – Multiple Sclerosis Information Page: NINDS, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), provides an informative page on multiple sclerosis. It offers an overview of the disease, current research initiatives, and links to resources for further exploration. [Visit NINDS – Multiple Sclerosis Information Page]

5. Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA): The MSAA is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of individuals with MS through various programs and services. Their website provides resources on symptom management, treatment options, and support for individuals and their families.

6. Multiple Sclerosis Trust: The Multiple Sclerosis Trust is a UK-based charity that provides comprehensive information and support for people with MS. Their website offers resources on various aspects of the condition, including symptoms, treatments, lifestyle management, and research updates.

7. Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA): MSRA is an organization dedicated to funding and promoting research on multiple sclerosis in Australia. Their website provides information on current research projects, treatment options, clinical trials, and resources for individuals living with MS.

8. Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF): The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation is a nonprofit organization that offers a wide range of programs and services for individuals affected by MS. Their website provides educational materials, financial assistance resources, support groups, and wellness programs to enhance the quality of life for those with MS.

MS and temperature sensitivity

Temperature sensitivity in multiple sclerosis: An overview of its impact on sensory and cognitive symptoms. 2018, Aikaterini Christogianni, Richard Bibb, Scott L Davis, Ollie Jay, Michael Barnett, Nikos Evangelou, and Davide Filingeria.

Heat and cold sensitivity in multiple sclerosis: A patient-centred perspective on triggers, symptoms, and thermal resilience practices. 2022, Aikaterini Christogianni, Jasmine O’Garro, Richard Bibb, Ashleigh Filtness, Davide Filingeri.

Body temperatures, thermal comfort, and neuropsychological responses to air temperatures ranging between 12°C and 39°C in people with Multiple Sclerosis. 2023, Aikaterini Christogianni, Richard Bibb, Davide Filingeri.

Abnormal perceptions may help cause heat sensitivity in MS: Study Results suggest MS does not affect regulation of body temperature. 2023, Marisa Wexler.

Handling the heat, 2017 and research update on 2023, article published on MS 

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