Last reply 8 years ago
Sream Room is a NO NO

As a newly diagnosed PPMS recruit, I thought I would do a bit of swimming at the gym. I went for a sit in the steam room to warm the muscles, however after 15 minutes, I couldnt stand up, I now know that the nerve hates moist heat. Nobody told me!!

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t
8 years ago

Heat can affect many people with MS. I’ve been lucky as it’s never affected me badly at all and I’m a bit of a heat seeker – I love the sunshine and summertime, and will quite happily sit in a sauna and not break into a sweat! Lol. Everyone is different though. Sounds like you’re one of the ones who is badly affected by heat :o(


cclaire
8 years ago

Yup, there is an optimum temperature for nreve function, but steam room heat isn’t it! I used to love going in steam rooms, but it’s not worth it, is it?! Too hot, we don’t work, too cold, we don’t work!


lorddaresbury
8 years ago

T do you still get fatigue after your sport?
I did NYC marathon 5 years ago and still go to gym everyday but one of my legs is hopeless and has poor movement. What is your routine and do you have any advice I am newly diagnosed, Nick


t
8 years ago

Hi Nick,
Yes, I do still get fatigued after sport (I play hockey competitively). If I do, it usually kicks in later on that day.

My MS symptoms have all been sensory so far (luckily), with physical movement (apart from my usual clumsiness and the


t
8 years ago

Boo. Character limit wasn’t enough. I’ll message you instead Nick!!


t
8 years ago

Let me know if you get the message :o)


djdsouza
8 years ago

You going to the festival T at the weekend?


t
8 years ago

What festival? :-S


djdsouza
8 years ago

Oh, the Hari Krishna festival. Thought your mum said you go sometimes, though my brain be muddled


t
8 years ago

Oh, right! No I can’t go. But I know people who’ve been in the past and say it’s fantastic. Really busy though…..


djdsouza
8 years ago

Is gonna be nightmare round here! Good thing i’ll be in London!


t
8 years ago

😀


lorddaresbury
8 years ago

Hi T, got the message thanks, just back from the gym, not too bad today, Cheers
Nick


t
8 years ago

That’s good to hear! :o)

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