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Headaches, over heating, inability to concentrate. What does this sound like?

Headaches, over heating, inability to concentrate. What does this sound like?

Sx are too broad: Please contact your primary care doctor to figure out what's happening. These sx are too broad to address them here. Good luck! ...Read more

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I got over heated @ 18 years ago, since then, I have not been able to tolerate heat. why? and can it be reversed?

I got over heated @ 18 years ago, since then, I have not been able to tolerate heat. why? and can it be reversed?

Need specialized: A physiology study may be able to help. Are you just anxious and uncomfortable? Or is it more disabling? Did you suffer heat exhaustion, heatstroke, or other condition? Did you have high body temperature? People who have survived a severe heat incident tend to have less tolerance for heat thereafter. ...Read more

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I have irrational anger sometimes. I am always tired and cannot tolerate heat very well. I like my home to be dark. I feel disconnected.

I have irrational anger sometimes. I am always tired and cannot tolerate heat very well.  I like my home to be dark. I feel disconnected.

Please get eval: You sound depressed possibly with all your symptoms. A dr. Can help get you get diagnosed with an exam and possible testing, and then the proper treatment can start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Heat or ice on injury?

Heat or ice on injury?

Cold then heat: Most sports medicine experts recommend cold first, because it decreases swelling and pain. Then later, heat frequently provides more relief. However, you are the ultimate judge: use the one that works best for you. ...Read more

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Does pain generate heat?

Does pain generate heat?

It's possible the: Flushing is from dilation of blood vessels when a person is in pain as well as side effects of medications.Take care! ...Read more

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How long to use heat pad?

How long to use heat pad?

Depends: Where are you using the heat pad? If the back, then 20-30 minutes but not at scolding temperatures. If it's the jaw, probably not a good idea if you just had surgery. Generally, it's recommended to use a cooling pad to decrease swelling (a heating pad will make swelling worse). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can the heat make me sick?

Can the heat make me sick?

Yes: Heat related illnesses can occur with any strenuous outdoor activities. The best way to combat heat related illness is to hydrate before and take frequent breaks. Take it easy. Your body's ability to maintain normal temperature and hydration may be taxed at higher temperatures. ...Read more

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Why is my wife body heat so high?

HOW HIGH?: A real temp will help-like a number. ...Read more