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Heat regulation dysfunction may stop MS patients from exercising

Exercise can be beneficial for patients with multiple sclerosis, a degenerative nerve disease that progressively impairs central nervous system function. However, for some patients, a rise in body temperature, which occurs during exercise and/or exposure to hot and humid conditions, can make symptoms temporarily worse. Researchers at Southern Methodist University collaborating with colleagues from University […]

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Shoveling Snow Is A Workout, Here's How To Do It Right

The weather in St. Louis is fickle. That can mean a 70-degree day in December. Followed by a record-breaking snowfall a few weeks later. With the foot of snow that dropped Sunday capped by a couple of days of bitter cold and strong wind, a lot of people are still dealing with packed snow and […]

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Hot-weather Workout Tips

Going for your usual run or bike ride in hot temperatures can bring scary health hazards if you aren’t adequately prepared. Heat can place strain on the cardiovascular system and cause serious illnesses such as dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke. Heat exhaustion, when someone’s body temperature skyrockets to 104 degrees or higher, […]

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