Excessive Sweating, Feeling Faint, Hot Flashes And Lightheadedness

Reviewed on 1/23/2023

These symptoms are not characteristic of one specific condition. Rather, they can occur in a wide variety of medical conditions. Hot flashes are often a sign of hormonal changes such as the menopausal transition in women. Lightheadedness can be a sign of dehydration or low blood pressure. Pay attention to all your symptoms and when they occur. Report any worrisome symptoms to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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