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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Cold Intolerance

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What causes cold intolerance? I get nausea, headaches, disorientation from being outside for more than a few minutes in cold temperature.

What causes cold intolerance? I get nausea, headaches, disorientation from being outside for more than a few minutes in cold temperature.

Need more general : Need more general information, cold intolerance should be first evaluated by your pcp or internist with a concentration on the thyroid gland and metabolic bloodwork. All the other symptoms you describe could have several causative factors, need good general internal medicine or pcp evaluation first, and if anything discovered in the thyroid or head and neck, may warrant referral to endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What causes extreme intolerance to cold?

What causes extreme intolerance to cold?

Qi Imbalance: From a traditional chinese medicine perspective this may be related to a yin imbalance. I liked the explanation in the this article: yin-yang balance and food choice . This is a issue which can be addressed through acupuncture & your diet. You can check it out at: https://www.Acufinder.Com/acupuncture+information/detail/yin-yang+balance+and+food+choice. ...Read more

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What is cold intolerance?

What is cold intolerance?

Can't deal with cold: Cold intolerance = poor ability to tolerate cold environment which is normally not too bothersome for you. Often, this is a sign of low thyroid function (hypothyroidism), but other condition such as low blood pressure, peripheral vascular disease, infection/fever, raynaud's syndrome etc...If this is troubling you, please doc for an evaluation and possible treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Home remedies for cold intolerance?

Home remedies for cold intolerance?

Thyroid gland: You should seek an answer for why you have cold intolerance. A possibility is an under-active thyroid gland. See your family doctor for the appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be cold intolerance when having periods?

Is it normal to be cold intolerance when having periods?

Yes: Your hormones (estrogen & progesterone) are in flux and can also be associated with this sensation. If you have other symptoms like hair loss, weight gain, heavier or irregular periods, this can also be a sign of a thyroid condition. A common condition associated with menstruation is anemia (low blood count). One manifestation of anemia is being cold. I would discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would stimuli sensitive myclonus be affected by heat n cold intolerance to & affected by both...Mine r!?

Would stimuli sensitive myclonus be affected by heat n cold intolerance to & affected by both...Mine r!?

Yes: Certainly has been seen before- which is why some people move to certain climates to keep things constant- consider phoenix. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for hot and cold intolerance? Have had increasing cold intolerance with stress recently. Have had some basic testing.

What could be the reason for hot and cold intolerance?  Have had increasing cold intolerance with stress recently.  Have had some basic testing.

Sounds like you may: Need a team of doctors to figure that out. You should see your OB and your pcp. Also you are on meds that can effect your thermoregulation center in your anterior hypothalamus. If nothing obvious shows up save yourself a lot of time and money go to an academic medical center and see the neurologist who specializes in dysautonomias, usually neuropathies effecting the autonomic nervous system. Best. ...Read more