Heart Rhythm Community
Very bad hot spells, headaches, dizziness.
About This Community:

Join others experiencing Heart Rhythm issues. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, management, and treatment.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Very bad hot spells, headaches, dizziness.

I am 55 Female. Am having very HOT spells, not really hot flashes, been there 12 years ago. This is different. Have been to  Gyno, Neuro, had many blood tests and physical. Everything came back normal. They can not figure out why I am having these HOT spells so many times a day and night. I have started getting dizzy now, after about 3 months of  Hot spells. Some headaches..Heavy pressure feeling in my right side of my head. More dizzy when I lean to the right also. Any ideas? Please help.
Related Discussions
612551 tn?1450025775
Seems to me it could be heart related, didn't your Gyno or Neuro (do you have a "general" primary care too?) suggest seeing a cardiologist?  Did either even make basic tests of you heart - of course they must have listened with a stethoscope but even an expert "ear" can't hear some electrical problems, I believe..

Shortness of breath and dizziness are more common in my experience than are hot spells when one's heart isn't getting sufficient oxygen to our organs - stiff and painful muscles when just walking is also a symptom I am familiar with.  

My AFib affect on my heart rhythm which can easily be heard (stethoscope)  - so my problem is easy to detect, then an EKG shows the electrical details that confirms AFib.  

Sorry if I wander off your question:  simple suggestion is see a general family/primary care doctor or better a cardiologist.  

It would be helpful to know what your resting heart rate and blood pressure is.  Also, if you can feel/hear any irregularity in the pulse repetition.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Recent Activity
17568 tn?1424977159
Blank
Cindy is... Comment
20 hrs ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Dr. Peter Glidden ND
22 hrs ago by gymdandee
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Truth in Olive Oil
Jun 28 by gymdandee
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA