Cold feet and hands when in a room air conditioner or because it is common to feel nervous. But if the feet often feel cold when not in the place cold or nervous, it could be caused by certain medical conditions.
Cold feet and hands is a common condition felt by people from various age groups.Of course, a drop in temperature, stress and anxiety that cause cold feet, cold extremities in the foot but can also be caused by many medical conditions.
Thursday (09/12/2010), here are some common medical conditions responsible for causing cold feet:
1. Raynaud’s Syndrome
Raynaud’s Syndrome is a disorder vasospastik, the smallest blood vessels in fingers and toes began to shrink. This in turn causes the toes and hands discolor and turn brittle nails even.
Blood vessels begin to constrict when exposed to extreme cold temperatures or when people become emotional or angry. Smoking and working with vibrating machines are sometimes also often leads to blockage of blood vessels.
2. Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a condition in which poor circulation occurs in the feet and hands of a person.
This may occur, especially if people suffer from diabetes. Berkonstraksi arteries that carry blood, thus preventing the free flow of blood circulation going and this in turn leads to cold feet and even arms. Although people with diabetes suffer more from these problems, non-diabetic people can also suffer from this condition.
3. Frostbite (Frostbite)
It is a condition that occurs in the skin or other tissues due to cold and this happens especially in body parts farthest from the heart. Frostbite can be easily treated at home, but when a big case of frostbite occurs, immediate medical attention is required.
Another cause of cold hands and feet is hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is when a person’s hormonal glands release fewer hormones.
People who suffer from chronic allergies because the food or because a particular environment, is another cause of cold feet.
When an allergic reaction, blood pressure goes down which further reduces the body temperature, thus leading to cold feet. The best way to overcome this is to avoid foods that make you allergic to and also take precautions against the environment that makes you feel cold.
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