Does MS make you sweat a lot? Despite having a similar core temperature to those without MS while resting and exercising, people with MS show a significantly reduced sweat response.
Does MS cause hot flashes and sweating? MS can cause temperature dysregulation
Overheating at night can also be hormonal or linked to endocrine issues, so if you are having night sweats or hot flashes you should make sure they can’t be explained by anything else.
Are hot flashes a symptom of MS? Some people with MS also have hot flashes that aren’t linked to hormones. Your doctor might call them paroxysmal symptoms. It sounds scary, but it just means your autonomic nervous system, which controls your organs, blood vessels, and some muscles, isn’t working like it should. Let your doctor know.
Why do MS patients overheat? A 2018 study reported that between 60 and 80 percent of people with MS experience heat sensitivity. Demyelinated fibers in the CNS are hypersensitive to a rise in body temperature. This makes it more difficult for the body to receive internal signals.