Could your internal body heat be a warning sign for any serious medical conditions? In this article, we look at some possible causes of internal body heat in men and women.
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What Is Internal Body Heat?
It's a rather odd symptom. After all, every living being has 'internal body heat'. This is a feeling that we are mostly unaware of - just like your heart beating.
But, there are several conditions when you become conscious of the warmth in your person which is where the term "internal body heat" applies.
Watch the video below where we describe how your body generates heat, and ways it can usually deal with abnormal heat related conditions.
Medical Conditions That May Cause Your Internal Body Heat
- Multiple Sclerosis,
- Gastroesophgeal Reflux Disease (symptoms of which may include heartburn)
- Anxiety (panic attacks).
- Neuropathy - injury or damage to sensory nerves - symptoms that can happen in conditions like Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Alcoholism
- Allergy medications - can affect the body’s cooling ability by preventing sweating.
- Blood pressure medications and Decongestants may decrease the blood flow to the skin. This also reduces sweat production.
- Decongestants can cause increased muscle activity, which can raise the body’s temperature.
- Source - Healthline
- Spicy Foods
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