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What cause a woman to have hot flashes anf then get real cold?

What cause a woman to have hot flashes anf then get real cold?

Hormones: Thyroid problems can cause this. Perimenopause can cause this. Metabolic imbalances like prediabetes and diabetes can cause this. ...Read more

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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more


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What cause you to have hot flashes and then get real cold?

What cause you to have hot flashes and 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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

Unlikely: But it depends how bad the head injury was when you were younger and what issues you had afterwards (i.e. severe concussion with loss of consciousness, seizure/fainting spells, difficulty with memory/concentration, etc.) ...Read more

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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

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

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What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

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

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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?

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

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I'm a 65 year old female and am having more hot flashes than ever. I had a hysterectomy years ago. I am in good health. What could be the cause?

I'm a 65 year old female and am having more hot flashes than ever.  I had a hysterectomy years ago. I am in good health. What could be the cause?

Many possibilities: Medications, rosacea, and several diseases can cause flushing. Being this far out from going into menopause, hormones become less likely to be involved. See your doctor for further evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more