on 200mgs thyroxine as thyroid working ok ???? over weight so no body fat not problem but im cold morning noon and night sleep with 2/3 quilts and pjs and wear extra clothing drs say im ok i know im not have to force myself to have a wash etc and get out of bed infact i get dressed in bed believe me that is hard at times help apart from moving to sunshine super hot i dont know what to do ps eat loads of greens and veg and being to natural remidy not working still cold and i work 50 / 60 hrs a week xxxx help
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The commonest cause of feeling cold is low external temperature. However you say it was warm enough. There can be several other causes like hypothyroidism, liver diseases, adrenal insufficiency, liver failure and as a side effect of some drugs. Check your thyroid status and see. It may still be off mark and you may need a dose adjustment. Vit B12 deficiency causes feeling cold, tiredness, dizziness etc. Low intrinsic factor in gut that hampers absorption, pernicious anemia, parasites in the gut, diet poor in Vit B12, Crohn;s disease, IBS, or poor metabolism by liver are the causes behind it. Please consult a doctor to rule these out. Take a diet rich in Vit B12 which should include meat and animal products, cheese, such as beef, liver, salmon, cod, and eggs. Take B12 supplements and breakfast cereals fortified with vitamin B12. Finding the cause is important.
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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