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Doctor insights on: Hyperthyroidism Heat Intolerance

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Dr. Susan Wingo
541 doctors shared insights

Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Any ideas why prolactinoma can cause heat intolerance?

Any ideas why prolactinoma can cause heat intolerance?

Thyroid...: Because this pituitary area is next to an area which produces thyroid-stimulating hormone, the prolactinoma may be causing or related to decreased thyroid function (hypothyroidism) which can result in heat intolerance. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between Parkinson's disease, heat intolerance, and vision problems?

Kinda: Parkinsons eyes get dry from lack of blink, and get a lot of blepharitis, which irritates the eyes. ...Read more

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Is there aany connection between Parkinson's disease, heat intolerance, and vision problems?

Is there aany connection between Parkinson's disease, heat intolerance, and vision problems?

Autonomic symptoms: There are variant forms of parkinsons, which cause autonomic symptoms such as dizziness, temperature dysregulation, etc. ...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?

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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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. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Ira Katz
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Heat Sensitivity (Definition)

Heat sensitivity is a clinical finding in which a person is much more likely to feel uncomfortable in warmer places. This can occur ...Read more