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06 Apr 2006

Cold feet & hands
Hi Doc, what is the cause of cold feet & hands. My feet are always cold, in winter it becomes worse i can't sleep before i warm them up. The hands also become cold but not as bad as the feet. What do u suggest i do in this case?
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Sherry
It has to do with your unique autonomic nervous system - your arteries in the hands and feet go into spasm easily. You can use Vit B 6 (piridoxine) to increase the blood flow or your doctor can prescribe a medication for you.
Read more on http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/raynaud/ar125fs.htm
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