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Why Do I Feel Cold When Tired
Broad List: Many possibilities. It usually takes about another 10 questions asked by the doctor, or another 10 details about your observations offered to the doctor before the list of possibilites gets whittled down far enough to be manageable. The short answer is: Discuss it with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Need more history, you need to be thoroughly examined and may need some testing, possibly including x-rays. Not something to delay about. Please see a doctor and get better soon. ...Read more
Circulation changes: Anxiety has many physiological consequences including increased heart rate, increased respiratory rate, dry mouth, increased frequency of urination and changes in peripheral circulation. Your hands might get cold as a result of reduction in blood flow to your hands. Numbness and tingling can also result. Some of these peripheral consequences can be mitigated by the use of a beta-blocker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a more: complex reason, but simply the gastrointestinal tract is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and alterations thereof cause further alteration of the autonomic nervous system including sensations of sweating and peripheral blood vessel dilation causing the sensation of feeling hot. ...Read more
You shouldn't: After a meal, especially a large meal, they body diverts more energy to the intestines to digest the food. Energy now not available for other purposes. Also, meals rich in refined carbs (sugars and starches) may cause a rapid rise in blood sugar then increased Insulin output and a subsequent dramatic drop in blood sugar. That may also cause fatigue. Healthier meals should not cause fatigue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rest: Make sure you're getting enough rest and that the quality of your sleep is good. Most people simply don't take enough time to sleep a full 8 hours every night and you build up a sleep debt that has to be paid back. Also many chronic diseases have fatigue as a major symptoms, such as arthritis, copd, and heart disease. ...Read more
Hot?: Coughing involves not only muscle contraction but also straining, increasing pressure in the abdominal cavity and also forcing air out of the lungs. This may make you feel somewhat "flushed" or temporarily warm. Also, you may have a fever from your illness. Being sick even without fever sometimes makes patients feel warm or flushed, which is part of the immune response. ...Read more
Drop in BP: Some people are very sensitive to changes in temperature. The cold weather alone could be enough to make you feel light headed. If you go from one extreme to another – the change of temperature could cause your blood pressure to drop causing dizziness. This is called a vasovagal response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid: Have your thyroid level checked - it's a simple blood test. If your thyroid function is low, it may be causing you to feel cold. ...Read more
Why do I feel very weak and dizzy when i walk around or when i lay down. I get tired really fast?
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for such symptoms. Your info indicates you're on coumadin, (warfarin) which can cause bleeding, which can lead to anemia -- and result in weak, dizzy feelings. Please get medical attention asap to check your bleeding time and hemoglobin count, etc. Even if these are normal, you still need help with these potentially dangerous symptoms. Be well. ...Read more
Confused: I'm confused by your question. If you have a headache and cold you may well also feel tired, though you may not feel tired. Feeling tired can have hundreds of causes, from lack of sleep to anemia, nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, toxin exposures, allergies and acute and chronic infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having hot and cold flashes with tiredness ,last couple day's just sitting ete now I feel hot flush run through my body my hairs?
I fainted four days ago and ever since have been experiencing hot and cold flashes, headaches, tiredness and occasional shaking. Should i be worried?
Yes: And you need to see your doctor asap before you faint and hit your head. ...Read more
Viral illness: Sounds like a viral illness of some kind. Would need more specifics in order to diagnose what type of viral illness. ...Read more
I have been having hot and cold flashes with tiredness ,last couple of days sweating. At night tired alot not eating that much ?
Symptoms : tiredness, thirst, i developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is now almost gone...Any ideas on what it could be?
Viral illness: This sounds like an unspecified viral illness. Typically cold sores come out with viral illnesses (or bacterial), but when the immune system is under stress or compromised. Your thirst could be due to fever, dehydration, or illness or a combination. Cold sores are typically herpes simplex type 1 and 80% of the population has been exposed to those. ...Read more
Having frequent attacks of flu and tiredness during this cold weather despite vaccination what are some tips to overcome this?
Had cold 2 weeks ago and been suffering with sinus pain since and tiredness now started sneezing again and nose stuffy like I'm getting another cold ?
What can cause severe tiredness, cold hands and feet that alternate between clammy and sweaty to cold as ice?
Hypothyroidism: Possible but acrocyanosis likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I have light headed sometimes tiredness cold alot heavy period ringing in my ears ?
Could my tiredness (sleeping a lot) and and loss of appetite be due to iron deficiency. I've been really cold to and everyone else is burning up?
Fatigue is a non-: specific symptom that may be caused by iron (Fe) deficiency, but pain is not common. Fatigue & cold intolerance are common signs of hypothyroidism, but not anorexia or pain. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you sleepy; Pepto-Bismol has lots of salicylate. If neuro exam, EEG & brain MRI are normal, seek evaluation for systemic disorders; if Fe-deficient, why? Depression can cause many of your symptoms, also. ...Read more
What could this be?
- swollen gland left side of neck (4 weeks) appeared after a cold
- wooshing sound in left ear (noticeable at night)
Swollen gland: Please start with a clinic visit to your Primary doctor. If she/he cannot help you a consult with and ear specialist would be appropriate. ...Read more
What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.
Check thyroid first: B"sd If being on a med for "low TSH" means treatment with an antithyroid drug for hyperthyroidism, then the first concern is your thyroid status as this requires frequent monitoring. Thyroid function will change depending on the dose and effectiveness of the medication and the course of the underlying thryoid disease. Challenging even for the best of us endocrine specialists - contact yours! ...Read more
I suddenly get very very tired and my arms are all burning under the muscles. And i have some cold hands and feet also but when these get warm. The pain begins in my arms. But the tiredness is almost unbearable. What can this be?
I've had a very sore throat, hot and cold, tiredness and brown phlegm for 2 days. The phlegm is not being coughed up, but from the back of my throat.
What to do:: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Gargle several times a day. ...Read more
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