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What Cause A Woman To Have Hot Flashes Anf Then Get Real Cold
It depends: If you experienced menopause, this could be a " hot flash" , which is happens due to decline in estrogen after stopping having periods. Hormonal replacement therapy could alleviate the symptoms, but talk to your doctor to have a good check-up before it, especially regarding risk factors fof heart disease and stroke. If you are pre-menopausal, your reaction could be " premature ovarian failure" ...Read more
I had a head injury when i was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to Have Hot flashes i sleep with 3 fans and im still hot or i get hot and cold?
Hot Falshes? why: Past head injury is not likely to be the cause of your present problem. At your(young) age there is no good reason to have hot flashes. But it can be a symptom of some metabolic disorder or stressful emotional problem. Therefore I would advise you to seek a medical evaluation by your internist or family physician so that they can check your overall health including your thyroid /metabolic health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a head injury when i was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to get hot flashes i sleep with 3 fans at night and im still hot or i get hot and cold?
How can I prevent hot flashes caused by anxiety? So, I have an anxiety disorder, and i take medications and go to therapy. I'm also a hypochondriac, so i mostly avoid websites like these, but I am starting to get real hot flashes from what i assume is the
Hello. : Hello. Recommend that you ask your therapist about progressive muscle relaxation and deep breathing exericises. If you have already been taught these, recommend that you do them religiously. They can be very helpful to abort panic or anxiety or to help calm after a panic attack. ...Read more
Variable: In my experience, which i admit may be skewed, hormone balances are the most common reason for hot flashes. However, there are several other possibilities for hot flashes in women. See a doctor for evaluation if they are bothersome or accompanied by other quality of life symptoms. ...Read more
63 yr. Old woman with severe hot flashes...Not at night..Only during day when I start to get hot. Should I go to gynecologist or endocrinologist?
Gynecologist First: Hot flashes may occur during the day or night. Typically they only last a minute or two and, if associated with sweating and a change in activity, are considered severe. They are frequently alleviated with hormone therapy within several weeks. Your gyn will counsel you about the risks and benefits of starting hormone therapy at 62. If not responsive to any menopause rx, then consider endo. ...Read more
Does Cymbalta help with hot flashes or does it cause them? I'm seeing mixed reviews. I have severe hot flashes now. I don't want them to get worse!
Both: In some people it helps and in others it helps. It is not one of the non-hormonal treatments shown to help with menopausal hot flashes but it is used for depression and some of the chronic pain syndromes. If you have one of those problems it is worth trying and can be stopped if the hot flashes worsen. The most important thing is why you are having the hot flashes. That can determine what helps. ...Read more
For the past month lve been nauseas & runnin a fever off & on. I get hot flashes then get cold flashes.What could this possibly be?
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