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Why do my hands, feet and sometimes face of my overweight spouse often turn red to purple?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Vascular

That means that blood vessels in the skin become dilated.
The vascular bed (ciculation) is controlled by the autonomic (automatic) nervous system where the control mechanisms are in the lower brain. This depends on the efficiency of oxidative metabolism that is, in turn, affected by diet. If it fits your case, get rid of all the sugar and sweeeteners, diet drinks etc etc.

In brief: Vascular

That means that blood vessels in the skin become dilated.
The vascular bed (ciculation) is controlled by the autonomic (automatic) nervous system where the control mechanisms are in the lower brain. This depends on the efficiency of oxidative metabolism that is, in turn, affected by diet. If it fits your case, get rid of all the sugar and sweeeteners, diet drinks etc etc.
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