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MS, short for Multiple Sclerosis, is a disease that affects the nervous system. This disease damages the insulating covers of nerve cells, impairing the connection between different parts of the nervous system. As a result, neurological symptoms like muscle weakness, loss of coordination, and loss of sensation can occur. Since there is currently no cure for MS, managing the disease and relieving its symptoms is key to improving quality of life. A growing number of MS patients use the Wim Hof Method to find relief from symptoms caused by MS. You can learn more about the method by following our free Wim Hof Method Mini class.

Symptoms of MS

Multiple Sclerosis is related to many different neurological symptoms, and their manifestation depends on the specific parts of the nervous system that are affected by the disease at any given time. Symptoms can gradually worsen over time, or occur in isolated attacks, followed by partial recovery. People with MS rarely share the same combination of symptoms.

Symptoms of MS include:

  • - Eye failure
  • - Loss of energy
  • - Nausea
  • - Sore muscles
  • - Sensory symptoms (such as tingling sensations)
  • - Ataxia
  • - Failure of speech
  • - Cognitive failure

MS treatment

Since there is no cure for MS, the clinical treatment of MS is mainly focused on slowing the progression of the disease, on preventing attacks, and on speedy recovery from attacks. This is usually done by using corticosteroids and other types of medicine. Additionally, doctors frequently prescribe MS patients muscle relaxants, and medication that reduces fatigue.

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MS relief with The Wim Hof Method

The Wim Hof Method is a powerful method, developed by ‘Iceman’ Wim Hof. Because his method helped him to achieve extraordinary things (such as his incredible collection of over twenty Guinness World Records) Wim made it his mission to share the power of the Wim Hof Method with the rest of the world. It is a combination of breathing, commitment, and controlled exposure to cold, which helps people from all shapes and sizes to take control over their body and mind.

MS patients use the Wim Hof Method to relieve their symptoms in a number of ways. For starters, the combination of specific breathing exercises and cold showers is known to strengthen the body’s immune response, which has a positive effect on the reduction of inflammation associated with the development and progression of multiple sclerosis. Moreover, damaged nerves are known to perform poorly at higher temperatures. Unsurprisingly, MS patients who incorporate cold showers into their daily routines report serious benefits such as regained feeling in body parts that had lost sensation, increased energy, and even recovery from MS related urinary difficulties.

Practice The Wim Hof Method


You can practice the Wim Hof Method yourself with our Fundamentals online video course. We have specifically developed this video course to help anyone learn the basic principles of the method, and how these can be incorporated into one’s daily routine. The course is in English, but subtitles are available in many different languages such as German, Spanish, and French. You can watch the videos virtually anywhere, as you only need a quiet place and an internet connection, which makes it suitable even for the most demanding of lifestyles. You can watch some testimonials from people who already use the Wim Hof Method here.

The three pillars

Breathing exercises, exposure to cold, and training of focus are the foundation on which the Wim Hof Method is built. It is a unique combination, with powerful effects on body and mind. People who use the method to become stronger, happier, and healthier, report benefits such as more energy, better sleep, faster recovery from physical exercise, and relief from symptoms related to MS, arthritis and fibromyalgia.
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Wim Hof Method References

Wim Hof Method is assesed on average with an 9.5 out of 10 based on 2147 experiences written by participants

Franco, Testimonial Wim Hof

Franco, USA

Wim I hope to train with you someday. I love to jump into that cold water and climb that mountain with you. Your method has truly helped me with psoriatic arthritis. I am no longer taking Humira injections for my symptoms. I am controlling it with breathing, cold showers and ice baths.
Matthew, Testimonial Wim Hof

Matthew, Australia

I would have paid $10,000 for this, but that would not be enough because this has changed my life. I feel like I have taken Valium yet am supercharged. As a clinical psychologist my days can be very stressful. There is a stillness inside me now, and what I am really amazed by is the peace lasts.
Benjamin Testimonial Wim Hof

Benjamin

I started the Wim Hof method in October of 2018, and now the holes I had in my brain are gone. My neurosurgeon was so impressed by the scans that he told me I don't have to come back anymore. I take this as proof that this method works to regenerate brain tissue.
Per Kristian, Testimonial Wim Hof

Per Kristian, United Kingdom

After 3 weeks of daily practicing my medication (Naproxen) for long-standing sciatica has been cut by 80%, and my arm pain and 'pins and needles' following a neck injury 50 years ago has been halved!
Arthur, Testimonial Wim Hof

Arthur, USA

I got anxiety 2+ years ago, and have had panic attacks every day since. Medicine helped a little. I came across your videos and started to walk my 2 miles a day in only a t-shirt at 20F degrees. Within 2 weeks my anxiety went away! I found it to be a miracle.
James, Testimonial Wim Hof

James, USA

I’ve had astonishing results battling addiction with the Wim Hof Method. It has saved my life and is the only thing that worked on getting clean and healthy. I go ahead and get my suffering over with in the cold showers, so I don't have to suffer throughout the day. Pretty good trade to...
Gregor Testimonial Wim Hof

Gregor

After 8 months of daily Hoffing, puffing and cold showers I can claim to be cured of my 5 year burnout. Not having had a single cold or flu, my sore knee is working perfectly again, which was very painful the last 2 years. It is like a miracle, and I’m really grateful that our paths crossed.
Mino, Testimonial Wim Hof

Mino, Germany

Learning Wim’s method is like studying from one of nature’s best students. My life long fear of cold is history. I now fully enjoy cold immersions, but the benefits are not limited to cold. I am now a better person and a happier being. I smile when facing life challenges.
Monic, Testimonial Wim Hof

Monic, The Netherlands

It’s only been 4 weeks since I started, but the results are remarkable! Thank you from the heart for changing my life, my health, and my understanding about my own power and the influence I have on this. I’m looking forward to a nice cold winter in the Netherlands.
Aivar, Testimonial Wim Hof

Aivar, Estonia

I am 52 years old, and after 10 weeks of the Wim Hof Method I am in the best shape I have ever been. I did 30 push-ups as a test before I started the course, and when I finished I did 100 push-ups for the first time in my life. The Wim Hof Method gives you a good mood, it’s addictive!
Albert, Testimonial Wim Hof

Albert, The Netherlands

For 12 years now I have had rheumatism. Thanks to the Wim Hof Method I have been able to halve the amount of anti-inflammatory drugs. My goal is to completely stop the use of anti-inflammatory drugs after finishing the video course.
Tineke, Testimonial Wim Hof

Tineke, The Netherlands

I have severe arthritis in my left hip. By implementing the Wim Hof Method in my daily life, I can deal with this without getting surgery. I love Wim’s purity. His coaching inspires me and gives me energy. I’m almost 66 years old and by practicing the Wim Hof Method I feel much more...
Georg, Testimonial Wim Hof

Georg, Germany

Cardiac and respiratory arrest began my life. Heart defect and cleft palate pushed diseases. Depression, lack of self-efficacy, and post traumatic stress disorder followed. The Wim Hof Method frees me: I am twenty-nine years old, and I love to live. Thank you!
Grant, Testimonial Wim Hof

Grant, Australia

I was born with Spina Bifida, and was told I would end up in a wheelchair. After incorporating the Wim Hof Method into my daily life I have begun to see results in my pain levels and athleticism. I am no longer looking down the barrel of becoming a paraplegic, and I attribute that in part to the...
Raúl, Testimonial Wim Hof

Raúl, The Netherlands

From the 90s to 2012 I developed hayfever symptoms and had to take daily medications in order to cope. The effect of these medications only lasted for several hours. By using the Wim Hof Method training daily, my body has conquered hayfever symptoms since 2013.