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Why Are Workplaces So Cold
See below: There is a longstanding and almost universally believed myth that the common cold or sickness comes from getting cold. Even the death of president harrison was blamed on not wearing a hat (not true but sounds good in books). We spend more indoors in winter which provides more opportunities to spread illness. No matter how cold the ac in one's workplace, you will be fine. ...Read more
Dull chest pain, stiff achy muscles in arms & shoulders, headaches, lethargic, & sneezing. Flu? or Cold? Got flu shot & flu going around @ workplace
Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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