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A 46-year-old member asked:

why does heat sensitivity come from graves disease?

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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
High metabolism: The body produces much more heat when hyperthyroid and this makes the person less tolerant of high temperatures.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How do you treat heat intolerance?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jacob Tal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Heat exposure: By drinking a lot of water and avoiding exposure to full sun , then gradually increase exposure while using your common sense.
A 33-year-old member asked:

I have severe heat intolerance. What evaluation do I need?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Many causes: You may have a problem with central nervous system function, sweat gland problems, a dysautonomia, thyroid issues, medication reactions, etc. Start with your primary care physician, who can point the way for further evaluations.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Does having a period affect heat sensitivity?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Very possible: It is very likely to be so of sensitivity dissapears when your period is gone.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How do you go about treating heat intolerance in june?

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Avoid heat: Avoid heat, stay indoors, use a.C., drink fluids, stay cool as much as possible.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Heat intolerance, help needed?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
What's the cause: It's important to find the cause so you can be treated correctly. I would see your doctor to get this evaluated. If it's due to thyroid problem, treating this will help. If it's perimenopausal symptoms, discussion about hormone replacement therapy might be needed. Could also be side effects of medications...

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