I have bipolar1 and have noticed that there are temperature drops and spikes. During spikes in temperature i get sever debilitating headaches i can't move, light and sound bother me, and my mood gets worse. My question is does body temperature effect migraines and do migraines have any thing to do with bipolar? Thank you, Blaine.
Yes, dramatic temperature changes can trigger Migraines. For some people, just going from an air conditioned room out into a hot summer day, or vice versa, can trigger a Migraine.
Also, mood swings can be a symptoms of a Migraine attack. During a Migraine, levels of neurotransmitters such a serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine fluctuate, and that can indeed cause mood changes and swings.
Migraine disease and bipolar disorder can be comorbid conditions, which means that a person can have them both at the same time, but there is no causative relationship, neither causes the other. For mor...
Normal Values The normal temperature varies by person, age, time of day, and where on the body the temperature was taken. The average normal body temperature is 98.6F (37C). Your body temperature is usually highest in the evening. It can be raised by physical activity, strong emotion, eating, heavy clothing, medications, high room temperature, and high humidity. Daily variations change as children get older: In children younger than 6 months of age, the daily variation is small. In children 6 months to 2 years old, the daily variation is about 1 degree. By age 6, daily variations gradually increase to 2 degrees per day. Body temperature varies less in adults. However, a woman's menstrual cycle can raise temperature by one degree or more. For information on when to call a doctor due to specific temperatures and ages, see the article on fever . What abnormal results mean If the reading on the thermometer is more than 1 to 1.5 degrees above the patient's normal temperature, the patient has a fever....
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