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Are Night Sweats A Symptom Of Low Magnesium
No, reflux maybe ...: IBS is typically a combination of abdominal pain / bloating and bouts of diarrhoea or constipation. NIght sweats are not a typical symptoms. A common natural cause of night sweats is the menopause, however they may also be caused by infection, inflammatory process, thyroid gland disorder, as a side effect of certain medications, or, rarely GORD. Recommend review with Dr to elucidate the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more
Could an eloctrolyte inbalance (potassium is high and others are borderline) be causing chest pain, headache, +waking at night because of pounding ❤️?
May be: High potassium could be dangerous and can cause arrhythmia's . To begin with it can cause some extra beats or palpitations. Rarely it causes chest pain. Extra peat or palpitations could sometime be misinterpreted as chest pain. But you should go to pcp, get your electrolytes checked and evaluated for chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Although night sweats can be associated with malignancy (such as lymphomas) it is less likely to be directly associated with ovarian cancer. A better scenario could be that you are having these symptoms due to fluctuations in your hormone levels. I would recommend that you speak with your gyn and under go hormonal level testing if it is deemed appropriate. ...Read more
I have intertestial cystitis and am having these symptoms, fatigue lack of sleep throwing up loss of appetite diet is limited. Are vitamins needed?
Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. While it may appear you have slept well, you may may have significant periods of apnea's and hypopnea's occurring. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Personal Summer: Being a woman md of a certain age, this is something i can relate too. Try to avoid excessive caffeine and salt, eat a well balanced diet. Food triggers vary from person to person. Some have relief with hormones- see your doc for this. Bioidentical hormones are healthhooey. Some have relief w oil of evening primrose, avoid dong quai other herbs. My choices, clothes in layers, fan, change often. ...Read more
Sweats possible...: Early HIV symptoms occur about one month after infection. These can include: fever, headache, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and rash. These early HIV symptoms often disappear after another month and can be mistaken for those of other viral infections. Early infected persons can be very infectious. More persistent symptoms of HIV infection may not appear for several years after the infection. ...Read more
Possibly: Red ears indicate an increase in vascular flow and suggests that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is compromised and unbalanced. Everything is connected to everything else ! ...Read more
My symptoms are lack of focus, dizziness, fatigue (even with sleep), and headaches. What could this be?
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. HBA1C TO SCREEN FOR DIABETES LABS: CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more
Time for a check up: If your tiredness and headache are unusual for you, then you need to have your doctor do a full history, physical exam and some blood test, to make sure nothing serious is going on. Hopefully nothing will be wrong, and you can work on decreasing stress in your life. ...Read more
Maybe: It's always wise to really rule out medical causes first since treating those could be important and/or simple. If there are no findings, I'd ask for a Psychologist referral for an evaluation. Just a Rx will miss the benefits of learning better ways to manage life and a professional Dx is important - they'll refer if you need pills. Step-by-step, you'll find answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a low Vitamin D level of 20 (normal range 33-100) cause any symptoms such as depression or fatigue? I also have POTS syndrome.
Perhaps: I have seen low vitamin D cause fatigue and slow thinking. Usually it's at a level even lower than 20 however anyone with the level of 20 should either take vitamin D3 supplements or get out in the sun. Drinking milk does not help your body's vitamin D level. That said,, my patients with POTS have other reasons for fatigue in general . ...Read more
Can having a low htc (but not low enough to be anemic) still cause some of the symptoms of anemia? (ex. Tiredness, paleness, coldness of fingers/toes)
No: Look for one of the many causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids i take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low B/P, syncope?
Dehydration : Your symptoms indicate symptoexessive fluid loss & dehydration, it could be diabetes mellitus or more likely diabetes insepidus due to lack of antidiuretic hormone, you must ask your 1ry care physician to refer you to an endocrinologist to for evaluation & workup including routine U/A that might show very low spicific gravity in case of DI or increased sp gr with ketone in case DM ...Read more
I had night sweats for a couple of nights,bp is 140/80,pulse is 75,02 level is 92,irregular heart beat,feeling weak all over,pain in both legs,age 64?
Get checked.: Night sweats, if new, can be due to a fever & if you have a change in your heart beat (if it has not been irregular commonly before) you need to get checked or call your doc today. There are many reasons possible to explain your symptoms, but no way to sort them out here. Despite our fondest hopes, a 150 character question & a 400 character response cannot solve all the world's ills! Peace cures! ...Read more
Are frequent long breastfeedings (2 hours) a sign of low milk supply? Also have to usually supplement night cluster feeds.
Breastfeeding: It usually only takes about 15 minutes on each side to empty the breast. After that he/she is just using you as a pacifier. If you are concerned about your milk volume, increase your fluids. Drink 8-12 ounces every time you nurse your baby. You can drink water, milk, juice or whatever you prefer just limit caffeine to one drink a day. Also, eat! if you eat well your milk will be more satisfying. ...Read more
Been having a lot of anxiety attacks throughout the day with nausea, loss of appetite, little fluid intake, fatigue, bouts of insomnia. ?
Therapy: Carla, sounds like you have an anxiety disorder. You need to see a professional for proper evaluation and treatment. Also, since, you have a lot of physical symptoms, including nausea, you should see your PCP to rule out a physical condition (physical and mental health often go hand in hand). ...Read more
What would be your symptoms if the dose of Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is too high? Experiencing dizziness, heart palpitations, restless sleep and tremors
All of those: All of those are possible including breast tenderness or spotting if you have a uterus. If you have a uterus then you need to counterbalance the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) with Natural Progesterone (Prometrium) not Provera. I use Prometrium anyway to counter-act the Premarin (conjugated estrogens) even without the uterus as it is helpful for bone, brain and cardiovascular health. It is all a balancing act. I also do not use oral estrogen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more
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