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Dr. Scott Keith
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Heat Intolerance (Overview)

is a form of temperature sensitivity. The sense of feeling excessively overheated as the surrounding temperature rises. There is an accompanying physiological response.


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It is possible for head trauma to cause heat intolerance?

It is possible for head trauma to cause heat intolerance?

Heat intolerance: Yes, if the brain injured involves the area of temperature control. However, most mild to moderate brain injury patient will develop post brain injury late effects, such as anxiety, personality disorder, depress. Most of these cases will report intolerance of heat during summer. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
70 doctors shared insights

Heat Intolerance (Overview)

is a form of temperature sensitivity. The sense of feeling excessively overheated as the surrounding temperature rises. There is an accompanying physiological response.


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Heat intolerance, help needed?

Heat intolerance, help needed?

What's the cause: It's important to find the cause so you can be treated correctly. I would see your doctor to get this evaluated. If it's due to thyroid problem, treating this will help. If it's perimenopausal symptoms, discussion about hormone replacement therapy might be needed. Could also be side effects of medications... ...Read more

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Treating Heat Stroke (Checklist)

Get into an air-conditioned area
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Take a cool bath or shower
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Rehydrate with water or a sports drink
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Avoid alcohol
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How do you treat heat intolerance?

How do you treat heat intolerance?

Heat exposure: By drinking a lot of water and avoiding exposure to full sun , then gradually increase exposure while using your common sense. ...Read more

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How do you go about treating heat intolerance in june?

Avoid heat: Avoid heat, stay indoors, use a.C., drink fluids, stay cool as much as possible. ...Read more

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Living with Lactose Intolerance (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about medication you can take to help with digestion
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Can you tell me how I could get my dr to send me to a neurologist re heat intolerance?

Can you tell me how I could get my dr to send me to a neurologist re heat intolerance?

Thyroid?: I would certainly assume your doctor has checked your thyroid function. What makes you think a neurologist can help you with heat intolerance? ...Read more

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Heat intolerance, help needed?

What's the cause: It's important to find the cause so you can be treated correctly. I would see your doctor to get this evaluated. If it's due to thyroid problem, treating this will help. If it's perimenopausal symptoms, discussion about hormone replacement therapy might be needed. Could also be side effects of medications... ...Read more

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How do you treat heat intolerance?

Heat exposure: By drinking a lot of water and avoiding exposure to full sun , then gradually increase exposure while using your common sense. ...Read more

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How do you go about treating heat intolerance in june?

Avoid heat: Avoid heat, stay indoors, use a.C., drink fluids, stay cool as much as possible. ...Read more

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I have severe heat intolerance. What evaluation do I need?

I have  severe heat intolerance. What evaluation do I need?

Many causes: You may have a problem with central nervous system function, sweat gland problems, a dysautonomia, thyroid issues, medication reactions, etc. Start with your primary care physician, who can point the way for further evaluations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Heat intolerance?

Heat intolerance =: is a form of temperature sensitivity. The sense of feeling excessively overheated as the surrounding temperature rises. There is an accompanying physiological response. ...Read more

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If I have severe heat intolerance will it be that way forever?

It depends: Heat intolerance can commonly be caused by thyroid related issues. It would be advised to check with your regular doctor and they can run simple blood tests to check, . ...Read more

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Once you have severe heat intolerance, will you always have it?

Heat intolerance: Temperature outside my place now is 12 degrees Fahrenheit - it's very cold. As the heat goes up over the next few months I would not stay out of the house, shop, office, etc. for too long! ...Read more

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As soon as you have severe heat intolerance will it be that way forever now?

Heat intolerance: Heat intolerance for life is very unlikely. You need to see your doctor, and possibly also a specialist, to find out why you have such heat intolerance and how it can be managed. Hopefully fixed, not just managed. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blackouts from heat intolerance?

What is the cause of  blackouts from heat intolerance?

Dehydration or Vagal: Depends on what you mean. If stepping into a hot environment suddenly causes you to faint, you may be having a vagal reaction or sudden vasodilation causing pooling of your blood away from your brain. If you are in the heat for a while, you may faint from dehydration and "hypovolemia" ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Heat Sensitivity (Definition)

Also called Heat Intolerance, it usually signifies a need for a person to wear unusually light clothing for a given air temperature. Typically used to describe symptoms in people with an overactive thyroid gland who experience an elevation in their basal body temperature. An extreme example: The need to wear short sleeves or no socks, ...Read more