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Chills, constantly cold, and low body temperature

I seem to be having the chills often and i am also always cold.  I am the one who has on layers of clothing when my house or the outside temperature is pretty much mild.  At time my body temp has gone down to 96.6, other then that it always seems to be at a lower degree then most people.  When i am at most worst (absolutely freezing in a 68 degree room) i seem to have terrible fatigue.  I also will get neauseous.  i also should add that my hands are always cold, the same with my feet, and are often clammy.  i must mention that the last time my blood pressure was checked (which was nov 2006) it was 90/70. Could my chillyness be from the low BP or something else.  Please help me find an answer.
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Yep, your blood pressure being low can make you feel like all of the symptoms that you described. My sister was told to exercise daily and eat items with lots of salt. You may want to see a dr and get some labwork done to be sure-check for anemia and thyroid. Hope you feel better soon!
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I agree with the above comment...you should have your thyroid levels checked.  Hypothyroidism causes a lower body temp and can also reduce your blood pressure.
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I too suffer from cold hands and feet.  My mother had low blood pressure which I also have.  I exercise 3-5 times per week, have had my thyroid checked multiple times over the past 6 years and have always been told, it is normal.  I add low sodium salt to 75% of my meals, yet still feel cold in 70 degrees inside.  My BP after exercising is around 100/70.  Before exercising can be as low as 90/60.  I constantly struggle with my weight because my metabolism is slow.  Is this all related?  
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Hi There,
Check out this site above. I had very similar symptoms to the ones you are mentioning. If I ate lunch then my blood pressure would become so low that I would sleep a lot. My problem got worst about 5 years ago, and I'm now 42 years old. Since then I have been dealing with doctors trying to find an explanationg for my lack of energy, chills, etc. In addition, I started having joint pain and stiffness throughout my body and digestive problems, including alternation of dyarrhea and constipation. I am finding out now that my body temperature is low even dough I tend to sweat a lot. Maybe high cortisol or Menopause all together. My thyroid tests came out as normal, but I finally got a doctor to diagnose me with Hypothyroidism based on the symptoms, and dispite the sweatting. I am waiting for the results of ovarian cancer just to rule it out, since the symptoms of the two diseases are very similar. Go to this site above and see that some problems are interelated. I started on Levothyroxin (levothyroxine) a month ago, and I already had a big improvement. I had never believed that I had Hypo before because of the excessive sweating, but it looks like hypothyroidism overlap with other problems. Check this site and see if it is helpful to you.
My best,
Marcia
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hey guys...i had a similar problem...i am 22 yrs old Female from INDIA..and guess what i had cold hands, cold feet..low bp..low body temperature etc..
Despite a warm weather... i always wanted to sleep..under a nice warm blanket..i had dizziness in my head...always had a tendency to cuddle up in bed and sleep...as a result...my face became puffy...esp.my cheeks became fat...and my eyes too..i wondered why..coz...i am otherwise lean...i browsed and browsed to check why my cheeks were getting fat..and why was i sooo energyless and full of fatigue...datz when i realised one day..dat by eating foods like garlic and ginger...i.e heat producing foods..will make my body temperature up... Believeeeeeeeee Mee!!!!!! guys...it has WORKED FOR ME!!!......my bp seemed normal...my body temp rised...( however dont overeat any !!!!  coz...it can give problems such as piles..and hard stools)..listen to this food type.......its called ...SONTI PODI ...in india its famous and has great ayurvedic and medicinal values...we eat it by mixing it in rice...You can buy this from any health food store or Indian grocery ....however, i am mentioning the RECIPE below!!

medicinal properties include: it encourages the body to digest fats, carbohydrates and proteins. It helps relieve colds, fevers, dizziness, motion sickness, nausea and stomach aches, Ginger powder and water can create a poultice to relieve muscle and joint aches, chest pains, and headaches."Sonti" stands for dry ginger and "Podi" means powder
SONTI : dry ginger
PODI  :  powder

NoTe : Please donot over eat...jus have 1-2 spoons a day in rice ..u may also use ghee to add taste


RECIPE for sonti podi or sonti powder:

Ingredients :
100 gms Dry Ginger,  3 tbsp bengal gram,  3 tbsp black gram,  2 tsp Ghee and salt to Taste.

Method :
Roast Dry ginger and break into small pieaces. Roast the lentils in a tsp of ghee,till golden brown.

Allow them to cool:
Put dry ginger, lentils and salt in a dry blender make it to a fine powder. It can eaten with hot rice and ghee.It is good for winter colds.

You can also see these links

http://sjrecipes.angelcities.com/FO…
http://www.samasya.com/jrn/recipes/…

Any doubts...????? Feel free to write to me at :  ***@****


i hope this info will be of some help to those who are goin thru tough time like i did !!!!! thx...take care...All The Best !!







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im fat cold all the time got to force my self to wash and get out of bed  so sssoo sssssoooo cold feel as if im in middle of freezer on 200 mg thryroxine drs say im ok normal i dont think so eat loads of green veg and whatever else health shop will say to make things better  ps does not working  just making them richer ps also suffer very low blood pressure as one nurse said to me if u were not in front of me i would say in a coma or dead xxx be happy i try even though im freezing
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     Wow, there are people going through this. I am freezing all the time. I hate to get out of a warm bed and can't wait to get back in. Sometime, I'll take a hot shower to warm up. I am snoozy all the time. I don't think I'd ever get out of bed if I didn't have to. People think I'm crazy when they come over and find my house at 75 degrees, and I'm still dressed in layers! I have always had low blood pressure, both numbers below 100, but that always seem to impress the doctors and nurses! I have been taking Levoxyl for 12 years now, always having my levels checked and occasionally altered. I only weigh 100lbs., so having 'hypothyroidism' has always bewildered me, since you tend to find it in heavier people. I'll hear "If you'd put some meat on those bones you'd be alright". I really don't believe this to be true. I am also very sensitive to heat when I get too warm, like when I have to be outside for something in the summer, which makes no sense either. Temperature intolerence is a term I've heard. Just wondering how to deal with all of this and getting as much info. as I can. Cold feet, hands and body and not all alone with this it seems! Keep smiling chilly ones!
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I have constant chills all the time. When everyone else is comfortable with the inside & outside temperatures, I am always freezing. At night I sleep under so many blankets I can barely move. On top of all those, I have an electric blanket turned on high. In the house, I wear 2-3 sweat shirts, a fleese robe, sometimes 2 pair of sweat pants, 2- pair of socks, & slippers. My hands are always cold and I wear gloves at night also. If too cold at night, I wear a zip up pj with feet.  I do have Hypoglycemia, and figured it may be one of the symtoms (symptoms) of that. Does anyone else have a problem such as this and what can I do to stop the chills? I am getting desperate to know why this is happening to me. When I go out someplace I wear a very heavy jacket on top of 2 sweatshirts.
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I too am sensitive to cold. It is comforting to know that other people experience this too. I have noticed my temperature is 97.2 instead of 98.4 they say is normal. Being cold makes me anxious, and I don't like that at all. Therefore I turn up the heat, and am glad not to live in snow country anymore!
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I'm 25 yo female about 130lbs, and am constantly cold. I have had blood tests done (Drs. suspected I was anemic because of my pallid complexion) only thing low was Vit. D levels. Other than that, my temperature ranges from 95.9-97.8. I have noticed I don't seem to sweat very much, even when I work out and the only times I do sweat is when I am breaking fevers.

I was just wondering if any of you all had ever had febrile seizures and if that could have any effect to the physiology of the hypothalamus.
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ben you need to grow up and acept tha you are a female and not a male.+ you are bisexual so we need to get help for you. and for all those who are being nosey on this convosathon between me and my gay female freind you all also need to get a life thank you. sincerly yours jack xx
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i am freezing all the time and have very low blood pressure and never sweat. are these things related? what are these symptoms of?
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i am a 36 y.o. female, I weigh 112lbs and i"m 5'3". i have an average BP of 94/59, & a temp around 95.3 I also have an average HeartRate of 42bpm (acceptable for an athlete). i am alwaysfreezing! I never sweat either. I live in southern FL and i drive around in summer with the heater on. Not really sure if its a medical issue or if im just odd.
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