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Hypothyroid Heat Intolerance
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
Hello, I have all the symptoms of hypothyroid except I have a heat intolerance not cold is this possible?
Hypothyroidism and I'm hanging in there! Can I also get heat Intolerance if my levels are off? Usually cold. Can it be both? I get hot and shaky.
Thyroid: Feeling hot and cold can be a symptoms of inflammation of the thyroid. This may be non-specific thyroiditis or Autoimmune like Hashimoto's. Traditional medical care focuses only on TSH and the inactive thyroid hormone called T4. A detailed thyroid panel is not done as the management does not change. However in functional medicine we focus on thyroid and adrenals. You may need this. ...Read more
Would be a rarity:
Never seen it in my patients BUT after doing a little research I discovered that according to eHealthme.com there are over 37,000 people reporting side effects to Lamictal and of those 3 reported heat intolerance. That is a percentage risk of 0.01. Perhaps you are the 4th person? Check out this link: http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/lamictal/sensitivity+to+heat
I cannot vouch for the website myself ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Heat intolerance (i presume more than usual) relates to abnormal adaptation and isperceived in the lower part of the brain. An unbalanced signal through the autonomic system to the bronchial tubes causes asthma. Both are related to inefficient metabolism in brain. Commest cause is "junk"diet. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more
No: Antiphospholipids are asociated with a clotting disorder, not heat or cold sensitivity. ...Read more
I have dysautonomia including pots & severe heat intolerance. Hot shower is very bad 4 me. Would appreciate advice on normalizing my ans.
Lifestyle and meds: Pots can vary ion severity from one patient to the other. Treatment at times require more than medication to control symptoms. Keeping well hydrated and applying pressure stockings along with avoiding triggers (hot weather, hot showers) are paramount. Please read the following article for more info good luck http://podcasts.Mayoclinic.Org/2008/04/23/postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots. ...Read more
What types of things would cause extreme heat intolerance in my 4 yr old?She gets hot very easy & fast.Stumbles & blacks out.Wat tests should be done?
Hypoglycemia: Paradoxically this sudden lowering of blood sugar is caused by inordinate consumption of sugar. The best test would be a glucose tolerance. I would expect this to be "flat" or distorted. Remedy is to stop all forms of sugar and give her a b vitamin and magnesium supplment + a good multivitamin. ...Read more
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
Avoid heat: Avoid heat, stay indoors, use a.C., drink fluids, stay cool as much as possible. ...Read more
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
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
???: Elderly must be extremely cautious exercising in the heat -stay cool! ...Read more
Depends on cause:):
? Hyperthyroid, ? Cardiac problem. ...Read more
I hav very bad heat intolerance to the point where I will completely pass out.What could this be a sign of?Had it all my life.Wat causes such sensitiv
Possible dysautonomi: You have syncope and in the setting of heat intolerance could be a sign of dysautonomia or pots. Other common symptoms include postural intolerance, palpitations, fatigue, headaches, shortness of breath. Therapy options are available and could be discussed with a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer