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Off the top of someone's head, what would cause hot flashes, lightheadedness, feeling weak and brain fog. Im 29 male. Use to drink a lot for about 2y?

Off the top of someone's head, what would cause hot flashes, lightheadedness, feeling weak and brain fog. Im 29 male. Use to drink a lot for about 2y?

Brain fog/: Certainly heavy alcohol consumption could cause cognitive issues. Any other substance abuse/use?? - Heavy drinking can cause vitamin issues particularly in the Vit B family. I might try an over the counter B supplement for 2 weeks. if symptoms continue - I would see a physician ...Read more

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Dr. Ron 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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What can I do to deal with hot flashes? Are there any tricks to dealing with hot flashes? Things i can eat or drink to make them less frequent or more tolerable? Once I have then are there any ways to make them stop or get rid of them? Tricks to cooling d

What can I do to deal with hot flashes? Are there any tricks to dealing with hot flashes? Things i can eat or drink to make them less frequent or more tolerable? Once I have then are there any ways to make them stop or get rid of them? Tricks to cooling d

Hot flashes: Many things can help including avoiding alcohol, spicy food, several medications, sipping ice water, taking of layers of clothing, a fan and paced breathing: http://www.Cascadewomenshealth.Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/menopausal%20management/paced-breathing.Pdf. ...Read more

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Vomited yellow bile, even though i've eaten and drink fluids! constipated for 5 days (chronic/ green diahrea after reg bm hot flashes weak headaches?

Vomited yellow bile, even though i've eaten and drink fluids! constipated for 5 days (chronic/ green diahrea after reg bm  hot flashes weak headaches?

Viral gastroenteriti: Five days is getting a little beyond the acceptable time for this to resolve spontaneously. If you are not better in the next 24-48 hrs would definitely seek medical advice. ...Read more

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If i even start to drink a beer my stomach starts to hurt and i have a hot flash and feel very tired?

Your body says NO!: You may have a problem with alcohol in that you should not drink it! Some people have trouble metabolizing alcohol and it is toxic for them. This may be the case for you. It is poison to you! ...Read more

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Hot flash then puking and heart races. Nautious, cant keep food or drink down for a week NO ENERGY! Sleeping 23 hours a day. Some blur vision?

Hot flash then puking and heart races. Nautious, cant keep food or drink down for a week NO ENERGY! Sleeping 23 hours a day. Some blur vision?

Vomiting: Many of your symptoms are not specific to just one illness. It is possible you have infectious gastroenteritis (mostly caused by viruses, a "stomach flu"), but it is also possible you have a life threatening illness, especially when you mention symptoms of blurry vision. Go to the ER or an urgent care center immediately. Dial 911 if you are unable to safely transport yourself there. ...Read more