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Can A Concussion Cause You To Feel Hot Flashes
It depends: If you experienced menopause, this could be a " hot flash" , which is happens due to decline in estrogen after stopping having periods. Hormonal replacement therapy could alleviate the symptoms, but talk to your doctor to have a good check-up before it, especially regarding risk factors fof heart disease and stroke. If you are pre-menopausal, your reaction could be " premature ovarian failure" ...Read more
Can a migraine cause you to faint or feel faint? Can it cause a "shaky feeling" in head? Can it cause seizures? I'm freaking out :(
Migraine: Migraine headaches can cause the feeling of fainting, and shaking feeling in the head. Migraine headaches cannot cause you to have a seizure, but 6 % of those with migraine have a siezure disorder as well. You should see a neurologist. Often the treatment for one will effectively treat the other. ...Read more
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Possibly: PMS sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more
No: Call your physician, and wear your retainers or your teeth will shift. ...Read more
Can a oncoming mirgrane cause a hot flash cold chills and a headrush where you feel like you are on a cloud rocking or is it a seizure?
Can a doctor help somebody that is going through menopause? Is there a medication someone can take to help them with hot flashes symptoms are night sweats and hot flashes
Integrative Medicine: An integrative medicine physician can evaluated and help you with menopausal symptoms. For instance, botanical medicine can be helpful for menopausal hot flashes. A couple possibilities include black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa): http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22157510 and sage (salvia officinalis): http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21630133 find integrative docs: http://www.Abihm.Org/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wouldn't assume so: If the symptoms you describe are new to you and you've a problem of anxiety for some time then, I wouldn't make the assumption that they are related necessarily unless other things have been looked at and discounted from a physical or medical point of view. You should discuss your symptoms with your doctor. They may very well like to see you in the office for a check up. ...Read more
With MS, do you necessarily need to be in the heat for the weather pressure changes to effect you? I swear I can feel it even inside. So tired.
Maybe not: as a neurologist, I have dozen of MS patient who report this to me, especially in warm months. Your feeling is heard of in MS. ...Read more
No: Head ache means ache ( pain) in the head. Can b from many causes. But the answer 2 ur ?Is no. ...Read more
Can allergies cause you to feel cloudy headed? I've always had bad allergies which cause me to feel off balance with head movement. Also feel spacey?
Heard brain fog can be symptom of PMS, but can it also be during a period? If so, what causes it & how can I get rid of sluggish/tired/foggy feeling?
Brain Fog is a combo: of feeling sluggish and forgetful. Common in PMS and blood loss during period. Keep track of periods, mood, thinking, energy. Adjust activities accordingly. Eat iron-rich foods (leafy greens, beans, eggs, meat). Maintain blood sugar, flaxseed to stay regular, get good sleep. Avoid caffeine and alcohol if it affects you. Seek medical/psychiatric evaluations to rule out anemia, ulcers, depression. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 got a concussion the other day from hitting my head on the floor in Judo, and I'm getting hot flashes. Is this normal?
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
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
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
Yes: Cholinergic urticaria is a type of hives. It is a skin rash brought on by a hypersensitive reaction to ones own body heat. It can also be due to sweating such as from exercise, heat from the sun, saunas, hot showers, spicy foods which may cause an increase in body temperature or even stress due to blushing or anger. ...Read more
Metabolism: Hot flashes are typically related menopause and low estrogen. Some people with diabetes can get hot flashes when their blood sugar goes too low. Their Insulin dose is usually not correct. When a healthy person eats a large amount of sugar or carbohydrate, his/her metabolism may speed up, temporarily increasing body temperature. ...Read more
Can tibolone 1.25 dose a day alleviate severe hot flashes caused by perimenopause? If yes, when does it start to be effective?
Can being in perimenopause cause one to feel hot a lot? Not hot flashes, just feeling warmer than usual a lot of the time, especially at night.
I'm a 65 year old female and am having more hot flashes than ever. I had a hysterectomy years ago. I am in good health. What could be the cause?
Does Cymbalta (duloxetine) help with hot flashes or does it cause them? I'm seeing mixed reviews. I have severe hot flashes now. I don't want them to get worse!
Both: In some people it helps and in others it helps. It is not one of the non-hormonal treatments shown to help with menopausal hot flashes but it is used for depression and some of the chronic pain syndromes. If you have one of those problems it is worth trying and can be stopped if the hot flashes worsen. The most important thing is why you are having the hot flashes. That can determine what helps. ...Read more
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