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the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill

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Cold sweats may be caused by anxiety, stress, pain, and infection.
I've also got hot and cold sweats, raging sore throat..." "Diarrhoea?" she asked.
YOU know the feeling you get during some films - cold sweats, shivers down your spine, your hands gripping the armrest?
Early signs of heart attack may also include palpitations, cold sweats, nausea, or dizziness.
But if the idea of a first date gives you the cold sweats, talk to Jim Sullivan, the gay dating coach.
And this is what gives physicians and hospital managers cold sweats. Human beings are complex, illness is unpredictable, and inefficiency is inherent in providing custom-tailored service.
Because of damage from the sun's rays, your skin temporarily cannot help regulate your body temperature, causing chills and cold sweats.
James Brown - with all his soul, his splits, his screams, his cold sweats, his grittiness, his swaggering ego, his contradictions, his pride and his appeal - is The Funk personified.
This concept of "measurable results," so much a part of the corporate business mentality, probably would make the typical company contributions officer get the cold sweats. "Whaddaya mean asking for results?" But some companies are asking, and more should--especially when you consider that corporations gave away about $4.75 billion to nonprofit organizations last year.
Data from the five-year study of more than 2,300 women show that only 3 percent expressed regret during or after menopause about their physical changes, including normal hot flashes, cold sweats and menstrual irregularities.
I keep waking up in cold sweats and my first thought is how much I miss her.
Now I can't watch Moran at all without getting cold sweats, but I'd imagine those of you not on that same 747 in San Diego will be fine.
Her lawsuit claims this has resulted in "muscle contraction headaches, acute anxiety, nausea, cold sweats, insomnia, nightmares, flashbacks, digestive problems" and other conditions which are "permanent in nature".
The latest theory is that the mould's caused by condensation in the bedroom: condensation in the bedroom caused by my cold sweats, caused by my fears over the mould.