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I've been waking up feeling hot! I don't usually sweat when this happens but my whole body feels overheated. What could cause this? I'm 32 and TTC.

I've been waking up feeling hot! I don't usually sweat when this happens but my whole body feels overheated. What could cause this? I'm 32 and TTC.

Body temperature: Feeling hot could be a sign of systemic infection (fever). But there could also be a problem with your Thyroid. You should likely go to your primary care doctor and have some blood work done. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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What causes waking and overheating at night?

What causes waking and overheating at night?

SWEATING PROFUSELY: While sleeping your metabolism is at work and your sympathetic nervous system prevails over the parasympathetic ns. These are the signs of over stimulation of the ns. You will learn this in physiology class. ...Read more

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What can be causes of my body overheating so quickly?

What can be causes of my body overheating so quickly?

Bad radiator: That was just a joke. Our sensation and tolerance to things like heat are all different. There are also things that can cause that. Our hormones like the thyroid can affect our tolerance to heat, for example. It is best to see your doctor to find out if anything is wrong. ...Read more

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Can too much thyrooid hormone cause overheating?

Can too much thyrooid hormone cause overheating?

Yes: You can get high body temperature when overtreated with thyroid supplementation. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel dizzy and overheated all the time?

What can cause me to feel dizzy and overheated all the time?

Perimenopause: Is the most likely option. My favorite recommendation is chinese medicine and acupuncture to balance your hormones and help you get through menopause without the dizziness, heat, hot flashes, and other discomforts that often accompany it. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

Being overheated: Take your temperature. If it is high, that is greater than 101.3 than you need to take steps to get it down and also identify the cause. If you do have a fever, and are dizzy, see your doctor immediately, get hydrated and try taking Acetaminophen if you aren't allergic or have liver problems and can hold it down. ...Read more

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Could having MS and getting overheated cause a rash on your legs?

Could having MS and getting overheated cause a rash on your legs?

No, not a part of MS: Getting overheated could result in transient ms symptoms being present, but the problem departs on cooling down. High temperatures could cause temporary leg weakness, but not a rash, as this is due to a different problem. ...Read more

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What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

Seizure: Seizure of unknown origin may be due to hypoglycemia or electrolyte derailment. Barring those causes, your child should have a workup to find a cause. You might also want to include a cardiac and vascular workup as well. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Extreme Fever (Definition)

Being overheated during pregnancy can be dangerous because of a loss of fluids. Dehydration can occur more easily than when not pregnant. Being overheated (higher than normal temperature) can be dangerous to ...Read more