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Doctor insights on: Uncomfortable In Hot Weather

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Heat Intolerance (Definition)

is a form of temperature sensitivity. The sense of feeling excessively overheated as the surrounding temperature rises. There is ...Read more


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Are men more fertile in hot weather?

Are men more fertile in hot weather?

No: The scrotum is designed to be a cool safe haven for sperm. Hot tubs, hot pants are associated with poor sperm quality; it is unlikely/improbable that men are more fertile in hot weather. That is not to say that they are infertile in hot weather or more fertile in cold weather. The sperm prefer cooler temperatures, since they are the source of male fertility, they need to be happy-cooler is better. ...Read more

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Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

Do you weigh more in the hot weather?

No: Weight, a unit of measure of mass that is related to gravity. Temperature does not factor into it. ...Read more

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What to do for dog bites in hot weather?

What to do for dog bites in hot weather?

Same for cold weathe: Care is the same regardless of weather. Immediate wound irrigation and cleansing is paramount, followed by wound exploration for penetrating injuries tomdeepmstructures followed by appropriate antibiotic and tetanus prophylaxis and drainage or repair are essential principles of management. ...Read more

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How to eliminate headache caused by hot weather?

How to eliminate headache caused by hot weather?

Stay hydrated: If in fact your headache is due to hot weather, which is questionable, it may be a result of diminished circulating blood volume as a result of excess fluid loss by perspiration. Stay well hydrated and if this does not correct things, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Will jogging in hot weather make you lose weight faster?

Will jogging in hot weather make you lose weight faster?

Yes, but....: Yes, you will lose weight faster while exercising in hot weather but it is due to sweating more. As soon as you drink water, you will be back to the same weight. Effective weight loss is burning more calories than you consume. There is no magic bullet -- you have to eat less and workout more. Period. ...Read more

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Does hot weather have something to do with getting tired so fast at 80?

Does hot weather have something to do with getting tired so fast at 80?

Yes: Aging is associated with depreciation of cellular energy. Hot weather is stressful to all of us but is more so at 80 and you do not have the energy reserves that you had in youth. ...Read more

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My sister is 23years old.she drinks too much coffee regularly which is strong.is it ok for her?that also in hot weather.

My sister is 23years old.she drinks too much coffee regularly which is strong.is it ok for her?that also in hot weather.

Coffee: How much is too much? We would need to know if she is having any symptoms of headache, palpitations, irritability In hot water it is always best to choose water for optimal hydration ...Read more

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If you're fit and regularly exercise, does that mean you're body can cope better in hot weather? If I exercise will I tolerate heat better?

If you're fit and regularly exercise, does that mean you're body can cope better in hot weather? If I exercise will I tolerate heat better?

Possibly: If you're healthy overall, exercise improves your endurance and could improve your tolerance to hot weather. Either way, you will have to stay well hydrated in hot weather. Some athletes can easily get dehydrated especially in activities such as marathon running. Avoid direct sun and excessive heat either way. ...Read more

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What happens to your testicles in hot weather?

What happens to your testicles in hot weather?

Hang lower down: Scrotal muscle relaxes allowing testicles to hang lower down. ...Read more

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Why is it I like it very cool and most like hot weather ?

Why is it I like it very cool and most like hot weather ?

Preferences vary: There is no medical answer to your question. People differ greatly in their temperature preferences for reasons we do not understand but there is no blood test that will shed any light on this. ...Read more

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What medications cause inability to tolerate hot weather?

What medications cause inability to tolerate hot weather?

Heat tolerance: BP meds, diuretics SSRIs Antidepessants. Narcotics eating a low sodium and potassium diet. Not drinking enough water. ...Read more

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Does bacteria grow more in hot weather?

Does bacteria grow more in hot weather?

Yes on average: Bacteria are programmed to grow at rates related to environment including food source availability, competing organisms and temperature. On average if the temperature is raised a little, the bacteria can grow faster. It too much of a rise, that may inhibit the growth. Bacteria inside the body grow adjusted to a fairly uniform temperature, but outside temperature will have little effect there. ...Read more

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Is is common to have a vaginal itch in hot weather?

Is is common to have a vaginal itch in hot weather?

Yes can be from: Dermatiais or more commonly yeast which is common in hot humid weather, so see your gyn for an exam and cultures so you can get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Feeling tired and sick in hot weather .What can I do?

Feeling tired and sick in hot weather .What can I do?

Fluid: Stay out of the sun if possible. Drink enough fluid to produce good urine output. Take naps if you can. If you must work, move slowly and keep a bottle of water by your side. If you get dizzy from the heat use ice packs under your arms and around the back of your neck. Consider going to an emergency room if it gets really bad. ...Read more

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What makes the sexual ability increase in hot weather?

What makes the sexual ability increase in hot weather?

Wearing less clothes: Tendency to be naked at home or only wear thin light clothes. Blood vessels tend to be more dilated in hot weather and more constructed in the cold weather. ...Read more

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What are the recommendations for running in both humid and hot weather?

What are the recommendations for running in both humid and hot weather?

Drink plenty!!: Hydrate well! dehydration is probably the biggest concern in those conditions. Build mileage up gradually and be smart. Try to run early morning or evening. Carry water or have access along the way. Dr l. ...Read more