8 patient evaluations for Heat avoidance with a cost of < $25

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lala2500
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lala2500
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Apr 2, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Loneliness, Anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Loneliness, Anxious mood, Anxious mood

  • 1 helpful mark
polishpride59
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polishpride59
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Mar 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: i wear a ball cap to keep the sun off my head..i get a burning sensation from the sun and makes my skull feel like its burning
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kellyannie
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kellyannie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Feb 7, 2009 (Started Jun 19, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Tremor in hands, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: this is one of the worst problems I have with MS and most frustrating
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Tremor in hands, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
Impy Ann1
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Impy Ann1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Dec 7, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Difficulty doing chores, Tremor in hands, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I use a cooling vest which does help, stay hydrated, stay out of direct sunlight and I stay indoors on days when heat is over 80.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Tremor in hands, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
kimberely4
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kimberely4
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Dec 5, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Yearly
Advice & Tips: when its hot stay inside where its cool
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
joandoe
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joandoe
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Nov 21, 2008 (Started Oct 23, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Avoidance of the sun)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Start your cold pack collection. They're lifesaving when it's too hot. In a pinch, you can use packages of frozen vegatables...green peas work best because, even while frozen, they still are malleable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Avoidance of the sun

  • 0 helpful marks
mark61
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mark61
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 2, 2008 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Sista D
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Sista D
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jan 24, 1991 (Started Mar 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Difficulty doing chores, Skin problems, Avoidance of the sun, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I like to come out early, wearing long sleeves.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Difficulty doing chores, Avoidance of the sun, Skin problems, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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