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I feel so tired and sluggish, and my joints and muscles are aching, could I have thyroid issues if i don't have cold hands and feet?

I feel so tired and sluggish, and my joints and muscles are aching, could I have thyroid issues if i don't have cold hands and feet?

Get tested: Symptoms related to a low thyroid are nonspecific. You can have all, some, or none of them and still have a thyroid problem. On the other hand, many people who have symptoms that sound like thyroid, have no thyroid problem at all. The best thing is to see your doctor about these symptoms, get thyroid blood tests: tsh, free t4. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


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Have generalized anxiety disorder and experiencing cold hands and feet. Thyroid checkd tsh=0.848 and all heart test came back fine. Is this anxiety?

Have generalized anxiety disorder and experiencing cold hands and feet. Thyroid checkd tsh=0.848 and all heart test came back fine. Is this anxiety?

Low Iron low thyroid: Causes include perno, raynaud's, cryoglonulinemia, wearing gloves and wool socks and stay indoors where it's warm.Don't smoke. It impairs circulation.Avoid caffeine. It constricts blood vessels avoid handling cold objects. Use ice tongs to pick up ice cubes. .Review:cold hands and feet at www.Emedicinehealth.Com see you family doctor for an evaluation and testing. ...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?

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?

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

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I sweat a lot than i used to and i also have cold hands and feet even when it's hot outside, after i shower and especially at night.What is the cause?

I sweat a lot than i used to and i also have cold hands and feet even when it's hot outside, after i shower and especially at night.What is the cause?

Consider Raynaud's: Cold hands and feet can be triggered by stress, cold water and cold ambient temperature. You should be evaluated for possible raynaud's which is a vasomotor spasm of the small vessels in the fingers, toes, noes and ear lobes. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more