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Old 09-03-2005, 06:05 PM   #1
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Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

Lately I noticed my hands and feet are always cold. I'm not sure why this is. Maybe I'm deficient in a certain type of vitamin/mineral?

I have minor cystic acne/oily skin and I take zinc+b6 supplement to help control it. I heard zinc may inhibit iron absorption so maybe that's my problem? I do eat a lot of meat which contains iron though so I don't know for sure. Thanks in advance for any replies.

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Old 09-04-2005, 04:11 AM   #2
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

circulation?
lack of exercise?
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Old 09-04-2005, 07:42 AM   #3
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

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circulation?
lack of exercise?
-knotty
i'd agree with the verdict of poor circulation. my girlfriend has the same problem. three supplements should help:-

rutin: strengthens cappilery (sp?) walls, so blood is pumped more effeciently through the body.

vitamin E: heavily indicated for poor circulation

ginkgo biloba: improves circulation to the extremeties of the body. this herb can be quite slow acting and you may have to wait a few months to notice the full effects but the rutin and vit E shoulkd kick in sooner and then when the full effect of the herb is felt it'll be the icing on the cake.

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Old 09-07-2005, 03:45 PM   #4
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

Do you consume a lot of caffeine?

 
Old 09-10-2005, 03:37 PM   #5
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

Cold hands and feet are sometimes caused by low thyroid function.

 
Old 09-12-2005, 10:53 AM   #6
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

Hi there, My feet and hands are always freezing cold too, they also burn and ache at times...I think I some form of neuropathy but not sure to what extent and what from!! they said my circulation is perfect, I'm awaiting bloodwork on thyroid and b12..we'll see...
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:50 AM   #7
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Re: Cold hands and feet, sign of what deficiency?

Lena,

I'd be curious to know what your results would be. Keep us posted!

 
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