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Always Cold And Tired
I am always cold and tired. I just got a blood test and all of my levels are normal, and my diet is stellar, so what could be causing my fatigue?
There are many possible causes: infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), nutrient deficiencies (like low vit d), toxic exposures, thyroid ; adrenal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, stress, depression etc. Most of these don't show up on standard tests. Cold ; tired is classic for thyroid but you need thorough tests: http://bit. Ly/1cjnybx
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My doctor wants to run a ft4 and TSH blood test what could be wrong with my thyroid im kinda scared major weightloss always cold and tired?
Thyroid function: Hi. The TSH and free T4 test your thyroid function. If your thyroid gland is over active (hyperthyroid) or underachieve (hypothyroid), it will show up in those tests. Abnormal thyroid function is nothing to be afraid of at your age, but it does need to be recognized and treated. Abnormal thyroid function can cause weight changes, fatigue, and heat or cold intolerance. Good luck and don't be scared ...Read more
Cold: Hard to know until you see a doctor who will take your medical history, what foods you are eating, what meds you are on, etc. You will then be examined and lab tests will be ordered. Once you both know if there is something that needs treating or you need to see a specialist all things should fall into place. ...Read more
I generally have lover body temperature of 97.5. It is now been at 95.3. I have been very sensitive to cooler temps. And am always cold. Tired. Etc.
Thyroid Function?: Consider talking with your doctor about your thyroid function. Feel better soon! ...Read more
Yes: You may need your thyroid tested.Get a more detailed answer ›
A vitamin D level of 33 is fine.
You now need to find out why you are cold, tired, and cranky.
There are many reasons for this as you know and you could discuss this with family or friends or ask for a referral to a Psychologist - they are superb doctors! ...Read more
I've been gaining weight recently and am constipated. I have dry skin, and I'm always cold. I'm tired even with a full nights rest. My fitbit reads resting HR at 54 when it uwas 65-70. What is wrong?
I am always ill. Always catching bugs and colds, always tired and feel drained, what could this be?
Always ill.: Could be some many things I could not list them here. What you need is a detailed medical history that includes your family, social and work history. Then a careful medical exam. This is not a problem for online medical help. See your Dr. Over there or do a 2nd opinion so you and I can chat to see what is going on. ...Read more
Chills/fatigue: These symptoms might represent disease or they may be completely innocent. Infection, endocrine problems, toxicity from something you have been ingesting...All are potential causes of your symptoms. You deserve a thorough medical exam including routine urine and blood tests to clarify your complaints. ...Read more
What can I take to boost my metabolism although I have hypothyroidism and always tired, cold besides iron?
I'm always tired, cold, and I have always had ridged nails. Could it be anemia? I'm 20 yr old female
Iron deficiency anemia is common in young women, and your symptoms are often seen in iron deficiency anemia. It's easy to diagnose by a simple blood test, and easy to cure with oral iron supplement.
Of course, other disorders could be the cause. It's just that iron deficiency anemia is more likely. ...Read more
TSH of 1.430 and Ft4 1.3. Symptomatic for hypothyroidism.....I am always tired, cold and often can't think straight, I'm only 38. BP is excellent.
Try: Triiodotyronine, Cytomel (liothyronine). Some of us have a low T3/T4 ratio ...Read more
Why am I extremely tired on my period? I don't have iron deficiency but whenever I have my period besides feeling cold, I always get tired in the day
My symptoms I have are fatigue, always cold, outer eyebrows missing, feeling full/bloated, irritated a lot, neck looks kind if big. What's going on? Help!
Thyroid problem?: Your symptoms of eyebrow loss, fatigue and feeling cold, etc suggest a thyroid disorder. A mass here could also make your neck look large. See your medical doctor! ...Read more
I'm always cold and exhausted I wake up unrefreshed have to nap in afternoon head feels tired all the time what could it be I've memory loss too?
Hormonal?: You MAY have a hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or insulin. Please see you doc who can test you and help. You may also be depressed. Both may be happening. Consider seeing a mental health professional after the doc. Get treatment, not only medication if offered. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash. Wbc normal.?
Including labs. This can be started by a primary care doctor such as an internist, family practice doc or an ob-gyn.
You will need blood counts, plus other tests. Also a good history and physical is part of this process. ...Read more
Can this be cll? Symptoms- very tired all the time, shortness of breath, night sweats, achy bones and joints, always cold. Abnormal rbc, ly, mean pl
Diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, pain in joints including ribs hips knees sometimes excruciating. Constant fatigue, always cold, normal?
Workup and PT: There is no good evidence that JHS in and of itself will cause such significant pain. With that said, many people with JHS do present with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, fatigue and even autonomic symptoms such as you're describing. Evaluation by a rheumatologist, neurologist and physiatrist could be helpful in sorting out your symptoms, ruling out other problems, and providing appropriate treatment. ...Read more
No- check thyroid: It is not normal to feel cold all the time when pregnant. Many women develop hypothyroidism during pregnancy. Being cold is a common symptom of low thyroid. Hypothyroidism can affect your baby's development & increase the chance of miscarriage, so please ask your doctor to check your thyroid asap. Many doctors only check tsh; ask have your free T3 (liothyronine) & T4 and anti-thyroid antibodies tested as well! ...Read more
A few possibilities:
You may simply need to dress more warmly. If you always seem to be uncomfortably cold when others in the room are comfortable, you may have a problem with your thyroid which regulates energy use in your body.
See your doctor if this has been going on for more than a few weeks. However, not everyone who has some cold intolerance has a thyroid problem. Be sure to check your temperature. ...Read more
Why am I always cold when everyone else in the same room is not? Restaurants, meeting rooms, etc.
I am not sure: There are certain conditions, such as thyroid disorders, that may cause this. See a dr. And get an exam with some testing. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am always cold. It is summer and inside I will have long pants on socks and hoody or crawl under blackets. My house isn't even that cold inside.?
I have very visable vains but when I go to have blood taken hardly any blood comes out can u tell me how I can produce more blood as im always cold?
Exercise increases blood flow and results in growth of veins (over months). squeezing a ball many times, a few times a day is the usual recommended one, but any use of hands/arms (blogging?) will increase veins in the areas used.
Fat on top of the veins makes it tricky to find. Cigarettes, female, younger, migrainers, have vessels that react (being calm and hot towel to area helps). ...Read more
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