Patient Comments: Heat-Related Illness - Experience

Question:

Please share your experience with heat-related illness. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: AmyPollock, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 11

I overheat to the extent that I have to sit immediately, get cool fast or I’m going to pass out. This is after no more than 10 minutes of activity. I can hardly get up and do anything without fear I’m going to pass out for this reason. It’s been going on for months. I’m unable to wear coats during the winter and still using air conditioner. This has affected my whole life and I’m desperately trying to find help. I’m 37 with medical problems but this is new!

Comment from: Raju k, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: July 25

I have no fever but suddenly the inner body feels like there is so much heat, my eyes are burning, and urine is a dark yellow.

Comment from: Debbie S, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

If there is no air circulating to where I can feel it, I still overheat, even if the room or building is cool. I hate it! Most of the time I have to ride a scooter when buying groceries. If air is blowing, and I can feel it, I do pretty good and can walk around for a period of time. I have told doctor after doctor and it seems like I get no answers. So aggravating. I sweat profusely most of the time. Yes, I am overweight, but this was happening even when I wasn’t obese. I wish someone could help. They have checked my hormones and they showed normal. It is like my thermostat is broken.

Comment from: Gabby, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: June 18

I am having the same experience! I need to have air blowing on me to keep from feeling overheated and then I cannot cool down. So far I have not found any cause or cure for my heat-related illness.

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