MS and Reducing Summer Car Heat

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Bill Walker

We all know that summer heat and humidity are absolutely brutal on people with multiple sclerosis. And escaping it is almost impossible to do. But one area where everyone, ms or not dreads is getting into a car that has been sunbathing for a few hours and the internal temperature is usually somewhere in the 120 degree range.

There is a somewhat easy choice to reduce some of that direct sunlight. You’ve probably already seen them and perhaps laughed at some of the more goofy ones. If you’ve ever wondered if those car screens in the front window, and occasionally in the back as well, work? They do, and are very effective in keeping your car from becoming a roaster oven.

You can buy these screens at Walmart and other similar stores. And also keep your windows cracked open just enough to let any heat that may build up to escape. You can also invest in solar powered window fans that run off the power of the sun while your not in the car keeping the air moving so the heat moves out any cracked windows.

Try to stay cool and have a great summer everybody!

Bill Walker

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2 thoughts on “MS and Reducing Summer Car Heat

  1. alyssabowman

    This was some great advice! I am pretty sure you gave me this advice when I did a post about the humidity. I haven’t been able to do this because I am missing a driver side visor in my car but we are going to try to rig something up so I can try this. It is painfully hot living in the south and my car after work is crazy hot! Thank you so much for this advice!! Take care and try to stay cool!!!

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