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Could Your Internal Body Heat Be Warning You Of These Conditions?

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.

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

Medications/Other Situations

  • 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.
  • Caffeine
  • Spicy Foods
  • How does internal body heat affect women in particular? Check out this post to learn causes specific to women’s health.

Read about other broad symptoms here or here.

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Editing by AskAwayHealth Team


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