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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. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...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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Can atenenol 37.5 cause hallucinations and cold hands and feet?

Can atenenol 37.5 cause hallucinations and cold hands and feet?

Possible: 51 but I know little about U. Atenolol is B.P. & B-Blocker med which lowers heart rate. If U have atherosclerosis affecting major blood vessels, Atenolo decreases blood flow to areas affected, esp distal extremities. Why do U take Atenolol & what other meds taken. Atherosclerosis comes esp from Diabetes,HTN, High Cholesterol, Smoking. Atenolol does not affect brain signif, but low blood flow can. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i tell my doctor i get cold hands and feet?

Is it okay that i tell my doctor i get cold hands and feet?

Yes - that is: Important to share with your physician. It can sometimes be associated with neuropathies or circulation issues. ...Read more

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Could cold hands and feet and even nose be the signs of anxiety?

Could cold hands and feet and even nose be the signs of anxiety?

Yes it can: Anxiety could be accompanied by autonomic features. When in danger, the body floods the system with adrenaline (sns), the hormone of strenuous action and “flight or fight”. These reactions are involuntary and can be responsible for strange physiological symptoms. From cold nose, heart palpitation or even encopresis. ...Read more

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What could cause cold hands and feet after a surgical procedure and general anesthesia?

What could cause cold hands and feet after a surgical procedure and general anesthesia?

Cold after surgery: Normally surgery rooms are kept quite cold and under anesthesia, as there is no movement in the body + there is exposure for surgery etc, the body temperature drops and patients get cold after the surgery esp in extremities. Most modern operation rooms do have warm air covers over patients to maintain normal body temperature + they also use heated IV fluids and humidified anesthetic gases ...Read more

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My 6 wk old has cold hands and feet does it mean she is too cold and need more clothes on?

No.: If she is acting well, drinking her milk well, making urine and feces normally, gaining weight like she should, then she is likely fine. I always advise dressing a child in the same way that you are comfortable. For example, if you are comfortable in a t shirt then your baby should not be in a sweater and two blankets. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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