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Arctic Heat Medication
Are there any medications for heat intolerance? I have severe heat intolerance due to autonomic neuropathy (30 years of type 1 diabetes). I am only comfortable when an AC is blowing cold air on me.
No: Control environment Wear thin loss cloths and may need to be naked while in house and drink plenty of cold water. Avoid exposure to heat. Presume work up for Thyroid abnormalities was negative ...Read more
Really bad pain on right side of head, it would start in my cheek bone area, then spread to my right temple and down my neck. I've tried moist heat, cold compresses, OTC medication, nothing works. Please help.
TMJ?: TMJ syndrome is one condition that can be associated with pain in the face radiating to the temple and neck. The pain may be aggravated by chewing. Read about TMJ here> http://bit. Ly/1LTacAC See your physician to see if TMJ or some other disorder is responsible for your pain. ...Read more
Skin troubles: Using the word boils and having more than one leads any one of us here online to just recommend that you be seen in person by your family doctor or a dermatologist. Skin is not well suited for 'evaluation and treatment recommendations online. ...Read more
What kind of medication would you give me for my terrible headaches. Every time when I go outside in the sun or in the heat my head hurts. Why?
Sunglasses?: Sometimes when we go in the sun we squint and contract a lot of the muscles around the face and in the head causing pain. A simple solution is using dark sunglasses. ...Read more
Hello, I want to know if I should go to the doctors or not. For about 7 years I have been having on and off pains in my right upper thigh, I don't know what the cause is or even how to help the pain. I've tried heating pads, pain medications ect. But noth
Increase H2O or redu: You have to compensate the water loss via sweat due to excess heat by either increase oral replacement of water/fluids, or reduce/stop the diuretic, or u may need to do both depending on severity of heat and duration of exposure. It is a rather complicated balance and u must do that diligently or you may get in trouble with dehydration or fluid overload. Use a weight-scale. Good luck. ...Read more
NO: Check your BP frequently and if concerned ask your MD ...Read more
My blood pressure is 153/90. With the summer heat coming on and I work as a laborer and im 51, 210 lbs, 5'5". Do I need to go on medication?
The best thing is to get lots of numbers. Check it at different times of the day and write them down. After a few weeks review them with your doctor (bring in your readings).
We know that over time if it stays above 130/80 it leads to bad things like kidney damage, blocked arteries etc. ...Read more
When should I switch medications or add a medication? Still feel stinging and severe itching from stress or heat aftr few months. Cholinergc urticaria
Tolerable?: If it's not working and it's getting worse then it's time to switch. If you can control the variables which cause this then it's better to avoid taking more meds. ...Read more
I have been experiencing sharp intermittent pains above right ear. For the past 5 days. Heat helps some but no medication helps. Some spells are worse?
How will the heat during the body wrap procedure affect my blood pressure? I am suffering from high blood pressure and with medication it is under control, except in the rare cases when I get nervous. I would like to lose some weight and I am willing to g
Can epileptics have thermage procedures? Can facial thermage procedure provoke a seizure in an epileptic person? I'm an epileptic and when I take my medication, I rarely have seizures. However, I remember having a seizure caused by extreme heat when I was
Thermage: I have not heard of anyone having a seizure with thermage, but with your history, I would for sure consult with your neurologist. Make sure you continue to take your medication. ...Read more
I am experiencing neck pain, fatigue, headache (quality: dull or aching sensation, throbbing sensation) (side: front) (time frame: gradual onset) My neck pain was present upon waking this morning. Medication and heating pad aren't helping.
It is time: To close your computer and call your PCP or go to a local UC clinic for a full medical workup: your symptoms cannot be diagnosed online. X-rays and exam are the most imprtant issues. ...Read more
Using ice or other cold therapy after an injury helps to decrease the blood flow to the area which helps to decrease the amount of swelling and may dull the pain as well.
Using heat later will increase blood flow to the area, hopefully carrying off the mediators of inflammation and may help loosen up the joint to facilitate regaining any lost motion. ...Read more
Ice shuts off blood supply while heat increases the blood supply which would make the healing process go faster.
I recommend heat to my patients most of the time, but some feel better for a short time with ice in the beginning. ...Read more
What kind of myclonic episodes r caused by loud noise or flashing lights...Sensitivitry 2 heat & cold r trgger 2?
Why isdoes my body heat up relly warm at night and/then sometimes back cold and also wakeing up every night, thanks?
How can I stop a headache natrually, I lay in the floor its cold and I also lay on the heat could it be from both or a hunger headache help please!
Check out these: Links. Have a merry christmas! Http://m.wikihow. Com/treat-a-headache-with-herbs. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=20628. ...Read more
Heard that heat can reduce flax seed's nutri benefits, that's why it is cold milled by manufacturers. So will boiling it in porridge reduce its benefit?
Possibly: Products such as Flax Seeds should be stored in the refrigerator to prevent rancidity. You can grind whole flax seeds and sprinkle them on your already prepared porridge. ...Read more
I'm 39, born n raised in a topical country but I've never been able 2 get used 2 d heat. Do some pple have better tolerance / preference 4 heat / cold?
Yes.: I know of no good studies, but it's totally possible for people who grow up in warm or cold climates to not enjoy being their respective "native habitats." some people like weather extremes, others don't. No illness is generally involved. ...Read more
Please clarify: Fell pain, touch, hot or cold on what? Please provide amplifying information and re-ask question. ...Read more
UUUUMmmmmmm?: Is it just in the morning or all day? The body, s internal clock slows down at night and the body, s temperature drops. Metabolism also slows down. Underlying organ dysfunction may contribute to this. Steps to correct this include another layer of clothing, healthy diet and exercise to reduce body fat and replace it with muscle. If you suspect something is really wrong, see PCP for thyroid check. ...Read more
Cold house temperature 36.0 oral. T shirt on. Is this normal because its a cold room? Shouldn't my body heat itself up? Friend had jacket on 37.0
36 isn't that low: No, that isn't abnormal. Furthermore if you feel it is cold that is a sign the temperature control are working (first sign is noticing that it is cold). ...Read more