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Overweight. Why do I sweat profusely? Due to smoking? Why do arms go numb?

I m a 26 year old male. A tad bit (20ish pounds) overweight but I do work out and walk miles every day. My family has a history of hyperthyroidism and heart disease. The only medications I take are 20mg Adderall XR 2x a day, once when I wake up, the other at noon. Around midnight I go to bed and take 2x Benadryl to help me breathe better. Issue #1: For the last 2 years any tiny bit of bending over or walking when theres no airflow in the room causes me to sweat super heavy from my head. I mean heavy heavy. I use my sleave to wipe it off and its soaked. This is really embarrassing at work. Issue #2: I keep waking up with my face swelling up slowly and then all of a sudden I feel like im being choked and for about 2-3 minutes I have to struggle to breathe and then it goes away. I smoke about a half pack a day but I dont think this is smoking related, it feels more like an alergic reaction but the thing is this has been going on every few days or so for awhile now. It doesnt get 911 serious but its still pretty scary Issue #3: I get itchy at night. Horribly itchy. I scratch one itch, and get another. It never stops, ever. Some nights I m all up night like right now, and other nights I don t have the issue. I ve ruled out bed bugs and scabies and crabs because my wife sleeps in the same bed and she has absolutely zero issues. I have no bite marks and no rash. I have no rough or dry skin other than the bottoms of my feet. Issue #4: Over the last 2-3 years since this started, I have developed a lazy right eye. I can control it but I have to be paying attention. It also sort of aches off and on. Issue #5: Over the last 2-3 years I have felt more fatigued. My wife tells me its just me getting older, but it feels like something else. Issue #6: If I bend my elbows past 90 degrees for too long, my arms go numb and its like a burning numb.
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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Lots of querries it seems you are in a great problem .
for ist issue of sweating. Check your thyroud profile. You may be hyperthyroidism now as sweating more is a sign of hyperthyroidism.
Issue 2nd appears to be of obstructive sleep apnea which usually happens if you are overweight. Need a ent checkup.
issue 3 of itching too needs a check up for diabetes as some cases do present with itching.
also check for some materials or food causing allergy.
Issue 4 5 seems you are having some symptoms of depression like low mood tiredness etc.just think again.
issue 6 kindly visit a medicine doctor.
Answered: Wed, 14 May 2014
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