What are the causes of coldness in the body

Written By The HealthMeth Team - Updated On Wednesday, July 7, 2021 7:00 PM

an introduction

With the low temperatures , especially in the winter season, many people suffer from coldness in the body, especially coldness in the fingers and extremities, and sometimes this cold may get worse, accompanied by severe numbness, and in the area of ​​the limbs and fingers, in normal cases Cold fingers and extremities are a natural response, as a result of a decrease in temperature in the normal human body, or it may be that the cause of cold extremities and fingers is a result of some health problems, which a person may suffer from. [1]

Symptoms of coldness of the body

There are many symptoms that accompany a cold body, namely: [2]

  • Body skin color change to blue and white.
  • Numbness and numbness in the limbs.
  • The presence of blisters and sores on the body.

Wrong habits and health problems that cause coldness in the body: [2]

  • Side effects of some types of medicines.
  • Smoking.
  • Psychological tension .
  • obesity .
  • Insufficiency in blood circulation.
  • Anemia.
  • A defect in the pituitary gland.
  • Diabetes .
  • Arteriosclerosis .
  • Rheumatic diseases .
  • Dysfunction of the thyroid gland.

Tips to avoid getting cold

To avoid getting cold, you can follow the following steps and tips: [3]

  • Exercising regularly and continuously.
  • Work to lose weight.
  • stop smoking .
  • Not wearing tight shoes or socks.
  • Not to wear high heels.
  • Avoid standing for long periods.

Prevention of coldness of the body

To prevent coldness, the following should be followed: [3]
  • Take nutritional supplements: You should eat foods that contain vitamin C, B complex, and in addition to that, you must eat foods containing antioxidants Because they protect the heart and all blood vessels, these vitamins are found in vegetables and fruits, eggs, milk, liver, and olive oil.
  • Hot water bath: By washing the whole body with a little hot water, and soaking the feet in hot water for minutes, this bath helps to stimulate blood circulation.
  • Fast walking: helps to stimulate blood circulation in the body, and works to reduce weight.
  • Wear warm clothes, and wear wool socks to warm the feet.
  • Drink hot drinks.


  1. Mayo Clinic Staff (2018-6-6), "Hypothermia" , mayoclinic , Retrieved 2018-6-10. Edited.
  2. ^ A b "How does cold weather affect your health ?" , health.harvard.edu , 2014-11, Retrieved 2018-6-10. Edited.
  3. ^ A b Carol DerSarkissian (2017-1-28), "Hypothermia: Causes, the Symptoms, And Treatment" , WebMD , Retrieved 2018-6-10. Edited.