I'm hypo and sensitive to the cold weather. I have a hard time with it since the weather is now cold and snowy. I just can't keep warm. I wear extra thick socks, thermals, a heavy sweathshirt around the house. Even when the temps were in the 50's, I was cold. maybe that explains why I never really had hot flashes during menopause. I was actually chilled to the bone were my legs hurt. Sometimes when nothing else works in getting me warm, I go to a tanning bed just to feel the heat on my bones which feels good. In the summer, I can't have the air on too cold, so I keep it around 76, just enough to get rid of the humidity. I hate the cold!!!!
It seems fairly typical for hypothyroids to feel the cold more than others. I think it is because your metabolism and body temperature are below normal until the doc gets your thyroid meds straightened out. Here is a related link you might find interesting.
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