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Why am I so hot all the time?

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Overated Sat 20-Aug-16 10:24:12

I am almost permanently too hot, and have been for months now. It's not hot flashes in the sense that I don't sweat particularly, unless I am active, and it doesn't come and go. It's nearly all the time. Mornings are worse, afternoons usually bad too, nights not so bad. I have taken my temperature a number of times and it varies between 37.2 and 37.7, which is a bit high I believe? It is unpleasant doing anything much more than gentle pottering around since I feel so over heated. And it is energy sapping too.

I'm 50 and already on HRT, which doesn't seem to have had much effect on the hotness either way. I am also on sertraline for depression. Thyroid apparently fine. I am fed up with it! Any ideas as to why I am like this would be really helpful sad

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sat 20-Aug-16 10:27:41


You still get hot on HRT .

It's grimflowers

wfrances Sat 20-Aug-16 11:55:32

i know how you feel , im always sweating and boiling hot feel feverish but my temperature swings between 35.2 - 36.5 so obviously not a fever.
ive had no solid answers yet just best guesses.
im 40 and according to last tests my hormone levels are normal.

augustusglupe Mon 22-Aug-16 08:22:22

I really would guess Menopause OP. I'm 52 and I tend to get bouts of being very hot/slight sweating now. But a few years ago I went through, sometimes months, of just being very hot, mainly at night for me.
I'm not on HRT though.

washerwomans Mon 22-Aug-16 08:40:22

Do you need to increase the dose of your HRT? Sounds as if it's not enough to control your symptoms.

Overated Tue 23-Aug-16 13:15:43

Consensus is menopause then. I'm a nicely glowing 37.6 today, feel more like going to have a cool lie down than taking my stroppy pre-teens out! Ho hum. Thanks everyone for replying, I think I will have a chat with my GP.

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