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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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Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

This question is: Far too broad. Are there specific medications you are concerned about? If yes, please clarify by listing the medication (s) and re-ask your question. ...Read more

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Can high sugar cause hot flashes?

Can high sugar cause hot flashes?

No: Hot flashes or postmenual symptoms are vasomotor response by dysregulations of estrogen. Having diabetes or elevated blood glucose should not cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Yes it can: Yes, caffeine can aggravate hot flashes: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21680119 other dietary triggers include alcohol, cayenne, and other spicy foods. If your hot flashes seem worse after consuming these foods, try eliminating those you suspect and see if the hot flashes subside. ...Read more

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Can men have hot flashes night sweats?

Can men have hot flashes night sweats?

Yes: Hot flashes and night sweats are common menopausal symptoms in women due to low estrogen levels. Men do not normally have these symptoms because testosterone prevents it. However, men with very low testosterone levels can have these symptoms. Of course, there are other medical problems that cause night sweats, so you should see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine(adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure(hypertension) and hot flashes. ...Read more

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Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Mood and hormones: Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon. ...Read more

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Lupus and hot flashes?

Possible.: Lupus is a tough disease to figure and this could certainly be a symptom of either disease or treatment. However, if you are 48 this could symptom of menopause as well. Might want to discuss with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Hot flashes, sweating, weight gain, insomnia, fatique, no libido, vaginal dryness, anxiety, irritability, gas and blothing. Lab tests normal.

Hot flashes, sweating, weight gain, insomnia, fatique, no libido, vaginal dryness, anxiety, irritability, gas and blothing. Lab tests normal.

Medication effects?: When you say lab tests normal; WHICH lab tests were done? In men Effexor (venlafaxine) & medications like Effexor (venlafaxine) can trash libido & erectile function. I've seen similar problems in women though they tend not to recognize it as often...wonder why..maybe men just see it another moody day? Can cause other symptoms as well. Anyways, you may consider that angle. Try to avoid MORE medications if possible. CBT? ...Read more

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Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances. TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse. ???

Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances.  TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse.  ???

Need for examination: Your symptoms do not lend to a proper evaluation in this forum. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and adjustment in your medication dose. ...Read more

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Hot flashes with menopause, what will help?

Hot flashes with menopause, what will help?

Botanicals can help: 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 classical homeopathy with an experienced homeopath is also useful. Traditional chinese medicine & acupuncture as well. ...Read more

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Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause night sweats?

Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause night sweats?

Not usually: Synthroid, (thyroxine) when given at a dose resulting in normal labs (tsh), should not cause night sweats. Too much synthroid, (thyroxine) (or any form of thyroid hormone) however, could cause this. Suggest getting your labs checked. ...Read more

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5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?

Premenstrual: If these symptoms occur each and every month in conjunction with your periods, they may well be mediated by the hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle. Treatment would be symptomatic with bland,low fat, low salt diet, flat ginger ale to relieve nausea and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Discuss this with your gynecologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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Does nortrriptyline cause hot flushes ?

Does nortrriptyline  cause hot flushes ?

Maybe: In a couple of ways that i can think of. First, nortriptyline (which i think is an excellent medication for certain conditions), may interfere with a person's ability to sweat. That could cause over heating. Secondly, nti can cause a person to have a drop in blood pressure after standing up too quickly. I can see how someone could become flushed when that occurs. Ask your dr who rxed it. ...Read more

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What would come to mind? HypoK, dehydration, hot flashes, no period, weakness, abdominal cramps, hot flashes, numbness, high vip & chromogranin

What would come to mind? HypoK, dehydration, hot flashes, no period, weakness, abdominal cramps, hot flashes, numbness, high vip &  chromogranin

VIP dehydration: sounds like hypokalemic rhabdomylosis due to an endocrine secreting tumor Unusual for your age but pheochromocytoma would be high on my list. Any issues with facial flushing or high BP?? Additional testing including urine for 24 hours should be done. Your doctor needs to run these tests to exclude a pheo. good luck ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Synthroid (Definition)

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