Heat intolerance refers to difficulty coping with high temperatures. It is somewhat related to sweating symptoms (e.g. diaphoresis) and the opposite of cold sensitivity. The cause is likely to be a disorder of temperature regulation due to thyroid disorders
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Causes of heat intolerance include:
- Normal variation. Mild cases may simply be normal variance within the population.
- Age-related heat ...
- Normal Variation: Normal variation refers to the fact that people are all different, and some conditions may simply be within that range
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- Dehydration: Dehydration is a lack of adequate fluid in the body. Dehydration is a dangerous complication of various infections, and can
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- Sweating Disorders: Sweating disorders usually result in either too little or too much sweat. Failure of the sweat glands, or the sweat
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- Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is production of too much thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland in the neck. It is also called over-active thyroid disease
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- Thyrotoxicosis: Thyrotoxicosis is another name used to refer to Hyperthyroidism, which is an over-active thyroid gland. Graves Disease is the
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