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body temperature issues

Apr 27, 2015 8:56 AM

Hi all I was just wondering if anybody had had similar problems with their body temperature. It's getting warmer here in Alaska and my body had decided to go from hot to cold with chills back and forth all day and it's driving me crazy.

Apr 27, 2015 9:48 AM

That's happening to me.
I get chills and heat waves all the time because my body has circulation problems due to crps/rsd.
I usually carry a blanket with me and if I'm too hot will drink a ton of water.
It helps a little bit.

Apr 27, 2015 10:16 AM

Yes, but mines due to age, menopause & hypothyroidism.

Apr 27, 2015 11:07 AM

YES, this is happening to me as well. Mine is also due to age, menopause and hypothyroidism. It isn't easy. I dress cool because I overheat and then keep a quilt nearby so when I get cold I throw it over me. It gets really frustrating when I get cold and hot at the same time and don't know whether to take the blanket off or leave it on. I hope your doctor can help you and tell you what is causing the problem. Perhaps an issue with your thyroid is causing it. I hope that you feel better... Alaska.. BRRRRR!!! :c)

Apr 27, 2015 11:45 AM

I get hot and cold and sometimes both at the same time. I too have hypothyroidism but was typically just hot. This past year my fibro has gotten worse I I thought that had something to do with body temperature. I am the crazy lady in shorts and a tee shirt with a coat that goes to my thigh.

Apr 27, 2015 11:52 AM

Me too but from diabetes and old age catching up with too much pain and pills for just about every part of body

Apr 27, 2015 12:01 PM

Me too! I used to always be cold, but now you never know, and it can change in an instant! Freezing when everyone else is warm and sweating when everyone else is cold...

Apr 27, 2015 1:08 PM

As much as it sucks I'm glad I'm not the only one 😁

Apr 27, 2015 2:23 PM

Yes, same here as well. More so, because I've started moving more towards the perimenopause state. Happens a lot more.

Apr 27, 2015 9:25 PM

I wonder if menopause has anything to do with mine as well... I am 37. Every time I have mentioned it to my dr he just says I am too young to be starting menopause. I think he is full of sh*t!

Apr 27, 2015 9:33 PM

No you're not to young. I see tarted in my 30's as did most females in my family.

Apr 27, 2015 9:42 PM

Every woman on both sides of my family has had a hysterectomy by the age of 40.

Apr 29, 2015 5:30 PM

Horns, no you are NOT too young. I've actually been having symptoms of it for the past year and I'm 34.

Apr 29, 2015 8:33 PM

Many things contribute to body temperature, but I don't think any one is too young to have temperature issues. I had body temperature issues (that I can remember) sound I was 9. I'm 14 now and the got and cold is frustrating sometimes, but it is easier to deal with than a lot of other symptoms.

Apr 29, 2015 10:23 PM

I have the worst problems with being over heated...I am 60 had a hysterectomy in 2001 but overheating since as long as I can remember. It is overwhelming and hard to deal with.

Apr 29, 2015 10:43 PM

Ahh yes just love it when I'm sweating and freezing at the same time! Lol but for me this is better than it used to be believe it or not. There was a time when I would be bundled up in sweatshirt with a winter coat mittens hat the whole 9 yards heat blasting in the car and still was shivering so much I would be wrapped in a blanket on top of all of that. My husband would warm up the car for 10 min first and still I was freezing. Yet at the same time I could be sweating as though I had been working out for an hour. Armour Thyroid helped and so did an essential oil cm called EndoFlex and some adrenal supplaments. Then treating the underlying source helped too of course it just hasn't been completely treated unfortunately. Oh and particularly summer but any time hot and sweating is the problem a little spray bottle with witch hazel with or without essential oil added is great. Just give a spritz whenever you need it. Keeping the spray bottle in the fridge is good too. I have a few of those little personal ones and keep one in my purse one in the fridge and one in the bedroom or livingroom.

Apr 30, 2015 12:42 AM

I remember getting heat flashes along my neck.
I would run out side when it was below freezing temperature and stay out there until I was shivering.
At night, I go from freezing to feverish every few seconds.
It is probably because of circulation issues, but I always try to have a heating pad and two comforters, plus ceiling heat.
That way I'll be hot for most of the night.
My dad and I both sweat to get rid of temporary illnesses.

Apr 30, 2015 10:18 AM

I have to sleep in summer pj's year-round, and have two blankets in the winter, while running the ceiling fan year-round too! Lol My poor hubby sleeps in the other room.

Apr 30, 2015 11:35 AM

I do the same thing... I sleep in summer pj's and have a quilt next to me and have the window open. Fortunately, there isn't anyone in my room that I need to worry about except the ferret, which I give extra bedding to so she doesn't get a chill.

Apr 30, 2015 3:09 PM

Ferretbadnit thanks for sharing the back of my neck gets really warm and I never made the connection

Apr 30, 2015 7:06 PM

I also do the same thing with the summer pjs. But I also must have the ac on in the winter. Not so cold I'm shivering, but enough so I don't have any issues.

May 13, 2015 5:11 PM

I overheat a lot. Even in what others consider normal temperatures, I'm warm. So at, say 15 degrees celecius, my body feels like it is 25-325-30 celecius outside and so on

May 18, 2015 10:34 AM

I get hot and cold waves as well. Mine is associated with Fibromyalgia though. My body has never been able to maintain proper homeostatic thermoregulation. My average body temp is 97.5 F and when I get overheated, I pass out instead of sweat to cool my body naturally. It's annoying. I find that dressing in layers helps to be able to quickly adapt to personal temperature fluctuations. And in in the summer, I avoid the outdoors unless there is shade or a pool.

May 18, 2015 11:15 AM

I have the same situation with trying to regulate my body temperature. I have a average body temperature of 97.0 and I overheat very easily. I am overweight but I know other folks who have the same issues that are average or thin build so I know my weight is not the issue. My doctor said it's not weight related either. I dress very lightly all year long and keep a blanket handy. when I am chilled I put the blanket on and then when I start to overheat, I take it off... I never know what to do when I get cold and hot at the same time. It is a horrible way to have to be.

May 19, 2015 8:30 AM

Since adding the liothyronine to the levothyroxine for my thyroid, my temp regulation is haywire! I suddenly flush red from my chest up and will be pouring sweat down through my hair. I've lowered the thermostat and my hubby says I'm freezing him! Lol, I told him he can add clothes but I can only take off so many. Then last night I got cold enough to pull up a blanket on the bed. Crazy! 😰

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