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Reasons for feeling: Cold: hypothyroidism, anemia (esp. W low iron or vitamin b 12 deficiency), anorexia (fasting or low body weight), chronic illnesses, chronic pain, hypoglycemia, hypothermia (low body temperature), raynaud's disease, being in cold environment, cold intolerance, anxiety or panic, cardiac or nervous system diseases, some meds as well as both viral ; bacterial infections. ...Read more
Not sure what the: Question is. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. If this answer isn't what you were looking for > re-ask. ...Read more
Possibly hypothyroid: It is impossible for me to know, though perhaps from looking at your picture it is because you are skiing! But I doubt you are always skiing. The first thing I think of when someone is always cold is hypothyroidism. Have your doc check free T3 (liothyronine) as well as tsh. See http://www. Stopthethyroidmadness. Com/long-and-pathetic/ for a list of other symptoms associated with hypothyroidism. ...Read more
Cold is a caused by virus. They usually get better in a few days. Treatment is to ease symptoms whilst your immune system clears the infection. Paracetamol or brufen for fever, drinking plenty of fluids, nasal decongestants and rest are the usual recommendations.
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I'm not sure if you feel cold, your skin feels cold to the touch or you have a low body temp., but the most common reason is hypothyroidism, as our thyroid sets our rate of basal metabolism (our idle speed). Low temp. May also be associated with chronic infections, esp. Viral & Lyme. Start with thorough thyroid testing including Free & Reverse T3 (liothyronine).
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OTC: Since most colds are viral, your best bet is to figure out which of the symptoms of the cold bother you most and go for the best otc medicine that can help you out with that. If not sure, stop by and ask the pharmacist they can usually give pretty good direction. Along with that, patients should get plenty of hydration and don't over exert themselves. ...Read more
It's something else:
No cold lasts for 2 years- they seldom last 2 weeks.
I don't know your symptoms, but if you have chronic sinus symptoms it could be allergies or chronic sinusitis. If you have a cough you might have tuberculosis.
No matter what, this is not a cold and we can't diagnose you further here. It is important for you to see a good doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Coldrex: Coldrex a brand of multi-symptom cold and flu product. Contain paracetamol, an analgesic and antipyretic (it reduces body temperature when you have a fever). Phenylephrine hydrdochloride is a decongestant which unblocks your nose and sinuses.Caffeine is present as a mild stimulant and terpin hydrate isas an expectorant. Ascorbic acid (vitamin c) an added supplement. It treats symptoms only.. ...Read more
TCM: 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