7 reasons you’re freezing all the time  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock
New Delhi: Are you one of those people who loads your body with three layers of clothes before you step out of your house in the winter season while your friends wear one sweatshirt and are good to go? Do you always wonder why are you the only one who feels this cold?
There could be various reasons for you to feel cold all the time and some could be more serious health problems than you can think of. Anaemia, hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, and anorexia could be few of them. Being cold all the time can be a result of deficiencies, food habits, and other serious illnesses. Read – Weight loss: 5 diet tips to stay healthy and fit this winter
Research has found that women feel colder than men at the same temperature because of the low skin temperature. Women have high levels of oestrogen and subcutaneous fat which cause low skin temperature, thus making them feel colder than men, even in the same surroundings.
There isn’t really anything you can do about the gender, but what you can do is dress in warmer clothes, avoid foods and beverages that cause your body to be cold. You should also wear gloves as often as you can to keep your hands from freezing, especially when you have to drive.
Anaemia and Hypothyroidism
One of the many reasons that you feel cold can be anaemia or hypothyroidism. Anaemia is a health condition caused by a deficiency of iron, while hypothyroidism is a condition that results when the body is unable to produce enough of the thyroid hormone, affecting the metabolism of the body. Read – Turmeric tea benefits: A weight loss drink recipe that can help prevent cancer, control diabetes