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I have anxiety, but feel tired a lot and sometimes have cold hands, have had blood and urine tests, but never specifically for diabetes, do I have it?

I have anxiety, but feel tired a lot and sometimes have cold hands, have had blood and urine tests, but never specifically for diabetes, do I have it?

Anxiety: If you are concerned about being diabetes check with your primary care doctor. Your anxiety could likely be helped by psychotherapy with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site. The app contains exercises, articles, journal questions and videos to help manage anxiety. Best. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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What causes you to have cold hands and feet all the time?

What causes you to have cold hands and feet all the time?

Common sensation.: But usually nothing is found. The things we worry about are circulatory and nerve problems. Rarely is this a presenting problem of endocrine or rheumatologic disease. To be honest the VAST majority of patients with this complaint have no significant finding to suggest anything wrong with them. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for always having cold hands and feet?

What are possible reasons for always having cold hands and feet?

Cold feet and hands: Pernio is caused by exposure to cold for a long period of time without freezing or by very wet conditions. Raynauds syndrome is an abnormal narrowing of the blood vessels with cooling of the fingers or toes. Cryoglobulins are proteins, which are normally dissolved in the blood, that become solids or gels when cold. These are some causes of cold hands and feet. ...Read more

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What Is The Reason For Cold Hands And FeeT?

What Is The Reason For Cold Hands And FeeT?

May be normal: peripheral vasoconstriction (blood vessels get narrow) due to cold weather may be the reason. May not be a problem ...Read more

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What makes you get cold hands and feet even when it's very warm in the room?

Cold feet and hands: Pernio is caused by exposure to cold for a long period of time without freezing or by very wet conditions. Raynauds syndrome is an abnormal narrowing of the blood vessels with cooling of the fingers or toes. Cryoglobulins are proteins, which are normally dissolved in the blood, that become solids or gels when cold. These are some causes of cold hands and feet. ...Read more

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I've always had cold hands and feet. Why does this happena and what can I do to prevent it?

Probably normal: It's probably normal but could be a sign of raynaud's disease which is associated with multiple rheumatological diseases. I would talk about it with your pcp or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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During the winter months i get bad cold hands and feet. What can cause it? And what can I do for it

Vascular condition: You might have a condition called raynaud's disease, where cold can cause blood vessels in the fingers, toes, ears, and nose to constrict. There might be some slight bluish discoloration. You should have a discussion with your doctor about this or other possibilities. ...Read more

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Why do I get cold hands and feet sometimes cold and sweaty when I'm anxious.....also I'm cold all over?

Why do I get cold hands and feet sometimes cold and sweaty when I'm anxious.....also I'm cold all over?

Cold hands & feet: is a common symptom of anxiety. Anxiety causes the body to go into a "flight or fight" response, preparing the body to get away from whatever is causing the anxiety. Heart rate increases, blood supply is shifted to the heart and muscles and away from the skin. This is felt most in the hands and feet as these are farthest from the heart. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Cold Hands (Definition)

Cold hands are hands that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological ...Read more