Ever since my mom (75) has started going through menopause, which is about 20 years ago, she has always been "too warm." After having a bout of severe depression 6 years ago, that lasted a whole year, she is much worse! She keeps her house at 60 degrees year around and the ceiling fans are always on. Her house is like a refrigerator! We have to wear a coat in her house in the summertime when it is 90 degrees outside! 5 years ago she did not attend my graduation from radiology school for fear that she would get too warm. It devastated me as I worked so hard to get through school and it meant a lot that she should go, but no amount of persuading would change her mind. She has missed baby showers, bridal showers, and funerals because of this. Has anyone ever heard of this? She will not carpool to events because she is afraid it will be too warm in my car. I tend to believe that it is a social anxiety thing more than a 'fear of getting too warm." She sees her doctor regularly and is on an anti-depressant medication and a few other meds for cholesterol and BP. Other than that, she is fairly heathly, considering that she doesn't get much exercise and her diet isn't the greatest. Any thoughts on this?