cold sweat


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the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill

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The best treatment for cold sweats is to address the root problem.
COLD SWEATS IF skin is cold and clammy and a person is experiencing cold sweats, this can be a warning sign of sepsis, or a diabetic hypoglycaemic attack.
Other symptoms of ACS include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, becoming lightneaded, and pain in the left arm or shoulder.
The report claimed Brits are continuing to live up to their "straight-laced, conservative stereotype", with women breaking out into a cold sweat at the thought of discussing their sex lives with men.
In addition the person may experience difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath; feeling sick or vomiting; feeling light-headed or faint; breaking into a cold sweat; and becoming pale.
THE very idea of standing in front of hundreds of people, belting out a tune probably leaves most people in a cold sweat.
Ross Kemp Back on the Frontline (Sky1, 9pm) GIVEN that he still wakes in the middle of the night in a cold sweat, it's surprising that Ross Kemp is heading back to the danger-zone.
I still wake up sometimes in a cold sweat, wondering if I've got enough.
We ought to have some basic understanding of how math in general, and calculus in particular, fits into our cultural framework, and be able to look at a rudimentary equation without breaking into a cold sweat. It is an integral part of our history, after all."--SCIENCE WRITER JENNIFER OUELLETTE, IN HER 2010 BOOK THE CALCULUS DIARIES (PENGUIN BOOKS)
"It has actually brought me out into CSWG - cold sweat with goosebumps - on more than one occasion.
I woke up in a cold sweat. I knew we were pushing the envelope and, in what I will admit was a pretty selfish personal moment, I thought, 'Can I go to jail for this?'"
During heart attacks, the symptoms most reported were shortness of breath (58 percent), weakness (55 percent), unusual fatigue (43 percent), cold sweat (39 percent) and dizziness (39 percent).
Symptoms of a heart attack include discomfort in the chest and other areas of the upper body, shortness of breath, cold sweat, nausea, and lightheadedness.