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Can a concussion cause hot flashes? Messed up cycles?

Can a concussion cause hot flashes? Messed up cycles?

Yes yes: Concussion, now more properly known as mild traumatic brain injury, can disturb hormonal regulation via the hypothalamic-pituitary axis as well as disruption of proper functioning of the autonomic nervous system. Regulation may be difficult and usually is only symptomatic, ie not truly reversible. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eaker
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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more


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Can a concussion cause you to feel hot flashes?

Can a concussion cause you to feel hot flashes?

Yes: Concussions cause cause many symptoms, dizziness, blurred vision, headaches and yes even flushes. Make sure you rest the brain, no texting, computers, video games or loud music. And especially no sports that can cause heaad injury until all symptoms have resolved. ...Read more

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I have a non-sports (car) concussion since before Christmas. I worry that incidences of hot flashes are able to cause brain damage. Are they harmful?

I have a non-sports (car) concussion since before Christmas. I worry that incidences of hot flashes are able to cause brain damage. Are they harmful?

Menopause: The brain is not physically affected by menopause except that it continues to shrink. I am not aware of any further relationship. Enjoy the good things that come with menopause and worry less. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes a symptom from a concussion?

Are hot flashes a symptom from a concussion?

not typical: Brain injury can potentially cause problems with thermoregulation if there is injury to parts of the brain like the hypothalamus. This is a relatively rare cause of fever in the severely head injured patient. You should rule out infections. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

Variable: In my experience, which i admit may be skewed, hormone balances are the most common reason for hot flashes. However, there are several other possibilities for hot flashes in women. See a doctor for evaluation if they are bothersome or accompanied by other quality of life symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes hot flashes? I experience them from time to time and i'm not sure why.

What causes hot flashes? I experience them from time to time and i'm not sure why.

Hormonal Fluctuation: You're awfully young to be experiencing hot flashes. I would consult your gyn so he/she can obtain a full history from you and determine if you need any tests done for you. ...Read more

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Other than menopause, what causes hot flashes?

Medicines: Hot flashes are a symptom, could be side effect of medicne or symptom of hyperthyroidism. Get checked by your doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of hot flashes mid twenties ?

What could be the cause of hot flashes mid twenties ?

Ovarian Failure: Hot flashes could be a sign of thyroid disease. It may also not be related to your hormones at all. However the diagnosis that is important to rule out is ovarian failure. That has extreme reproductive and medical consequences if not diagnosed. You will want to see your obgyn or fertility specialist to make sure that is not happening. ...Read more

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Can ovary cists cause hot flashes?

Can ovary cists cause hot flashes?

Not typically: Hot flashes are common at your age and are related to a decrease in estrogen production by your ovaries which leads to instability of the 'thermoregulatory' center of your brain. This leads to spontaneous peripheral vasodilation and the resultant 'hot flash'. They are not usually associated with ovarian cysts or the hormones that they produce. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

Concussion is an injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more