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How can overexercise trigger an exacerbation in people with MS?

There is no evidence to support that exercising or overexercising causes exacerbations in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). There may be a transient increase in symptoms if the exercises are done improperly or if you overheat, but it does not cause progression of the disease. 

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