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A 25-year-old female asked:

I get extremely hot at night/early hours of the morning. i only sleep with 1 duvet and more often than not slightly naked. i don't understand where all the excessive heat comes from.

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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Hot flushes: Hormonal imbalance. How is your periods? Are you on contraceptives?If on the Mirena, IMplanon or Injectables your estrogen might be low causing hot flushes or vaginal dryness. Hot flushes also sign of burnout syndrome with dizziness, Brain fog, palpitations, lower bakache,cramping calves,IBS,feelings of anxiety and depression,feeling of low BP or low glucose.Cravings for sugar or salty foods.

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