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Excessive Body Heat

I am having an issue with excessive body heat. This started back at the end of last August (2014). I had just returned from Kenya and Tanzania. While there I was taking Malarone (an anti-malarial) and also took some Cipro for a UTI I developed while there. My body gradually started heating up until by early October 2014 I was extremely uncomfortable. I felt like heat was radiating out of my body - all over my body. Blankets at night in bed trapped in this heat, making me very uncomfortable. My body feels warmer in general and I feel like there was a giant heating pad underneath the surface of my skin radiating out heat. I feel uncomfortably hot from sitting (the underside of my legs and bum/whatever body parts touch the chair) or whenever two of my body parts are in contact (crossing my legs, for example).

My thyroid is normal as is all my blood work. My temperature is normal (I actually tend to run a bit on the cool side) and I do not have a fever. I am female, age 37.

I have been told by my doctor that the issue may have to do with my enteric nervous system. She has told me to abstain from alcohol, as that is an irritant to this condition. Prior to being told that, I did notice that alcohol made the heat condition worse.

I have tried Belladonna 30 and Secale 30. They both created a sensation of coolness superficially, but I could tell that neither was addressing the root cause and my body produced just as much heat. I have tried a couple of doses of Sulphur 30, which produced no effect.

I am interested to hear if there is another remedy that I should try. Any input will be greatly appreciated.
[message edited by TS111 on Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:46:20 UTC]
 
  TS111 on 2015-06-05
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
read about flouric acid and lachesis.
 
akshaymohl 7 years ago
They both sound intriguing. I've purchased both at the 30c potency. Any tips on how to take?

Anyone with any other thoughts on the matter? I'm open to any and all suggestions.
 
TS111 7 years ago
I have tried the Lachesis, but it did not help. Still waiting to receive the Floric Acid and will then give that a try.

I saw my doctor recently and she mentioned by autonomic nervous system/hypothalamus...

I used to be a colder-temperature person, so my body generating this much heat is very disturbing. I was used to my skin being cool to the touch and now it is quite warm. Now that it is summer, I have noticed that the direct heat of the sun is very uncomfortable/unbearable. Also, when I do become very warm, my hands, feet, and ears become hot/uncomfortable. When I lay down at night, my hands become really warm and that lasts for maybe 15 minutes.

Does anyone else have any ideas/thoughts/suggestions? I would be extremely appreciative of any advice from an expert on homeopathy.

Thanks!
[message edited by TS111 on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:36:00 UTC]
 
TS111 7 years ago
How long did you take the Malarone for? What did you notice
besides heat after taking-any nerve issues, hallucinations, etc.

One of the side effects is increased sensitivity
to the sunlight and feeling sunburned.

You may need to de tox from this-

Did your blood tests include a liver panel?
[message edited by simone717 on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 23:09:46 UTC]
 
simone717 7 years ago
I took the Malarone for 3 weeks.

I'm not sure if I specifically had a liver panel done. I did have the following:

Total Bilirubin = .4
Globulin = 2.0
Albumin = 4.9
Total Protein = 6.9

Are there any specific tests I should be looking for in my blood work reports to see if they were performed?

I've taken some liver detox and support supplements since returning from Africa. I would not say I ever felt sunburned. At times my skin felt so hot that it felt like it was almost burning, but along with this are the other heat symptoms: increased body heat/feeling warmed, feeling of way too much heat radiating out of body. I found in the winter I wasn't really sensitive to the sun since it was so cold outside; the sun sensitivity comes in when it is warm outside.
 
TS111 7 years ago
What country are you in now?

I think you need another Dr. You did not have a complete
liver panel- you can google what that is.

Your bilirubin count is high- over normal.
Your Globulin count is low.

You can also google forums for people who have taken the malaria
drug you took and investigate if they are having or have had
similar symptoms.

Either way, you need a CORRECT diagnosis of what is going on with
your liver.


( This is a question to an MD from someone with a 2.2 globulin level)

Mar 20, 2006
Causes of low globulin level can be caused by malnutrition, liver disease, severe burns, or severe kidney disease.

However, the globulin is just below the low threshold - it may be worth repeating to ensure this isn't lab error.

These options can be discussed with your personal physician.

Followup with your personal physician is essential.

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.
 
simone717 7 years ago
I am in the USA. My blood work was done at Massachusetts General Hospital.

My blood work is normal according to the results I received (I am including the reference ranges provided with my results). I understand that different medical institutions can use different ranges, but according to the results I received from one of the best reputed hospitals in the United States, my results were within the normal range.

Total Bilirubin = .4, normal range is 0.0-1.0md/dL

Globulin = 2.0, normal range is 1.9-4.1g/dL

I have reports on blood work over the course of several months where maybe 50-75 things were tested and everything came back normal.

I have googled for people who took Malarone/anti-malarials and have not found anyone reporting similar symptoms with excess body heat.

I stopped taking Malarone at the end of August 2014, and since then (10.5 months) have not experienced any symptoms having to do with liver damage.
 
TS111 7 years ago
I don't know why major med centers have
different values on these things.

Something is very out of balance here.
In chinese medicine too much heat in the liver
leads to too much heat in hands and feet etc.

Don't know if you have done acupuncture but
they listen to the organ pulses in your wrists
and can tell what organ system is out of
balance. They give acupuncture and chinese
herbs to correct this and then when you go back
they can tell if things are balancing out
correctly.

I would suggest you find a very experienced
acupuncturist to help solve this. It is not
something to try do yourself, bc all the
organ systems have to be taken into account,
so it is possible another system has to be
raised up in vitality to then drain out
another one and the acupuncturist will know
what else if anything is weak.
 
simone717 7 years ago
So I have an update on my issue. I have been seeing an acupuncturist as well as an Ayurvedic doctor and an integrative medicine doctor. The consensus is that my issue was triggered by Cipro. My integrative medicine doctor thinks the nerves in my gut were damaged by the Cipro, and that my issue is with my nervous system. My body isn't producing heat so much as my perception of heat is highly sensitized. Warm days feel very hot to me. The sun feels way too hot. Warm rooms feel too warm. Even my own body heat feels way too warm. I have been told that my gut nerves are giving a bad message to my hypothalamus, which is causing me to interpret anything that is warm as waaaaay to warm. So essentially I am super sensitive to heat/hot weather/sun/anything warm/my own body heat.

Given this piece of information, does anyone have a homeopathic remedy to recommend? I know this is a hard case and I am presenting a difficult problem, so I appreciate all suggestions.

Thanks.
 
TS111 7 years ago
Did you take probiotics after Cipro?

Cipro was the antibiotic for Anthrax victims, and after 9-11
somehow the pharma companies got the MD's to give that
drug out as the normal antibiotic for everything. People in
my family who were prescribed that all had immediate crazy
nerve reactions in the spine as soon as they took it. They
stopped the prescription and the nerves went back to normal.

I would advise anyone, ask what the antibiotic is and refuse
to accept Cipro.

If you have not done the probiotics, I would start them.
I would suggest you go to a whole Foods, and Get
the Dr. Perlmutters general brand for your gender.

Start one a day-This brand has a large variety of strains,
and that is what you need- this needs to be done for at least
2 months.

I am only on forum for brief amounts of time- I would also
advise you look thru forum and click on Rishimba or Akshaymohl,
and see their email address. You could ask them what to take
for homeopathic and give them the link to this thread.
 
simone717 7 years ago
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Please answer the following questions in a descriptive manner after careful analysis and recollection of previous experience and happenings.

1. Describe your main suffering? State the correct location of pain or suffering.

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst? Describe the sensation in your own words.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease? What was happening in your life just before these symptoms were noticed?

6. What time of the day do you suffer the most? What time of the day /night do you feel most energetic and happy?

7. What are the things that aggravate your suffering and those that ameliorate the same? Example: time, hot or cold application, pressure, rubbing, washing, eating, tight clothing, sweating, walking, climbing, stool etc.

8. Do you think your sufferings have direct relation to any particular external factor or are it something to do with your own biological changes?
9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

10. Describe your general mental set up? Please pick out the adjectives which best describe your personality; (at least 10)
Nervous, Anxious, Shy, Worrying, Paranoid, Proud, Unsocial, Guilty, Depressed, Hypochondriac, Untidy, Weepy, Emotional, Impractical, Confused, Suspicious, Jealous, Timid, Aggressive, Headstrong, Forgetful, Follower, Insecure, Immature, Impulsive, Rigid, Restless, Feminine, Empathetic, Introverted.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?

- How do you respond to consolation during your tough times?

- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc.?

- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
Weeping, talking to one self etc?
- How do you get along with your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?
-What is your profession? Do you love your profession? What is your dream job?
-Did you have any bereavement in life? How has it affected you?
-Do you have any issues regarding your parenting by guardians?
-Can you remember any unfortunate incident in life that you want to forget?
-How do you respond to music? Do you feel better or worse mentally listening to music?
- What upsets you most in yourself and in others?

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

12. What do you crave in food items and what are your aversions?

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?

14. How is your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type? Do you have any abnormal smell in the urine?

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

19. Do you think you are able to address your libido in general? Would you say your drive is low, normal or high?

20. Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual sensation, thoughts or feelings? How are you different from others?

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?

22. What major diseases have run in the family in the last two generations both sides?

23. Describe your overall appearance with respect to your BMI, skin type, muscular or flabby etc.
24. What major diseases have you had in your life and when. Please write them in a chronological manner.
(For Females)
25. If your menstrual cycles are not normal, please describe all irregularities, like pains, moods, flow type, clots etc. as below:
- Are your periods generally regular, early or delayed? What is the usual cycle duration?
- Describe the sensations and locations of pain before, during and after the flow.
- How do you generally deal with your sufferings during periods? Do you have any non-medical way of relieving your suffering?
- What is the duration of flow? Is it heavy, medium or light?
- Do you observe clots?
- Do you have mid-cycle spotting? What are the days you have spotting?
- Describe changes in your mental condition or any other peculiar symptom that surfaces before, during or after the flow.
- Do your sufferings increase or decrease as soon as the flow begins?
- Did you ever take birth control pills on a regular basis?
- Have you ever been treated earlier or recently for any gynecological irregularity? Please describe.
 
rishimba 7 years ago

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