As summer continues with temperatures in the 30°s C (high 80°s), the hottest days now seem to be behind us here in the south of Spain. The temperatures peaked at over 100°, so the high 80°s is quite pleasant. What’s more, the good news is that the hot weather has not caused me any heat … Continue reading Sensitivity to heat not affected by summer sunshine
Having left a mainly editing and managing role in April, I now have more time to devote to writing. And, to be honest, that is where I am happiest. Now I am writing for Medical News Today as well as paying much more attention to this blog. This had suffered through lack of time during … Continue reading Too much sunshine not good for young children or people with heat sensitivity
Spending more time in the sun can help everyone who needs to overcome his or her low level of vitamin D - and research in Scotland suggests that even taking holidays abroad may hold the key to tackling vitamin D deficiency. People who take foreign breaks have higher levels of vitamin D in their blood, … Continue reading Being in the sun helps vitamin D levels but Orkney’s high MS rate is not due to deficiency, study shows
Just got to love this, while enjoying Spanish sunshine with Easter temperatures in the high 70sF, thinking of family and friends back in the UK: No summer in the UK? Again? Come and get your fill of sunshine in sunny Andalucía.
Gwen Higgs, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and David Cameron Gwen’s story, warts and all HSCT, stem cell therapy, and its use to treat multiple sclerosis patients has been on television, in publications and even this blog during the second half of January. In just a couple of days, or so, I shall be bringing you … Continue reading HSCT, sunshine, MS and other musings
Poached eggs on the way. It was good to get back behind the wheel this morning and drive for the very first time since the automatic gearbox decided enough was enough on Christmas Eve. It was an early start too. Well, early for me as we needed to be in our nearest town where … Continue reading MS seems affected by sun; great prescription service
Most people being forced to live with an illness such as multiple sclerosis are bound to ask in those blackest of moments ‘why me?’ Despite my positive outlook on life, I certainly did a few years ago when I had several falls in one day. I can still recall that awful day when, having … Continue reading Why me? Maybe I have my answer