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Cold Sensitivity Syncope

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 30, 2006
  • 07:03 PM

Is anyone out there with symptoms similar to mine?
Can't eat or drink anything cold at any time (started around age 55). Now even a temperature drop of 10 degrees causes blurred vision, stuffy nose and swollen belly. Internet literature seems to implicate the vasovagal mechanism. The symptoms seem to be getting worse each year. Am 77 years old and have been extremely serious about health (nutrition and exercise) most of my life (low blood pressure; very low cholestrol and blood glucose). Had the impression that I was above any problem and then in my 76th year had a stent placed in my right coronary artery and a triple bypass in the left. But it's the extreme cold sensitivity that's the topic of discussion. This subject requires extreme insight and careful evaluation as medicine dismisses it with a wave of the hand.:(
Ravi

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  • Hello,I developed great sensitivity to cold after a nasty flu or virus, and now everything bothers me. Similarly, when its cold I am tired, confused, pain in my muscles, rapid heart rate, color changes in skin, indigestion, and so on. Also cannot stand cold food or drink- sometimes faint after a sugary snack. Doctors could not find anything despite my symptoms- I am 31. Its getting really depressing. My gut feeling is that something in the abdomen is wrong like minor bleeding, damaged tissues, kinks,....Hope a brighter day will come soon.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 27, 2006
    • 00:50 AM
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  • Hi,Did you ever get a diagnosis?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 9, 2006
    • 01:26 PM
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  • HiI am a man, 31 years old and i never had health problems.Now i suffer from a cold sensitivity all over my body and especially in my forehead.This can be the consequence of an "adventure" i had with my motorbike, in February 2004, when i was exposed to snowstorm about 2 hours or more, with no visor in my helmet (broken from fall during same trip), and no gloves (removed them and could n't put them back on). I finally got home almost frozen.After 20 days i realized i could n't ride my motorbike for more than 15 minutes in low temperatures because blood circulation in my fingers stopped and they freezed. During summer i had no problem anyway.Doctors decided it was a cold sensitivity and suggested avoiding exposal to low temperatures and wearing gloves. Next Spring (2005) i had a running nose and sneezing that never seemed to cease. Especially when i was washing my face and forehead with fresh water. I went back to hospital for blood and urine tests and everything was fine.X Rays and allergist fine too, so otolaryngologist diagnosed allergical rhinitis to warm-cold changes and suggested alergy pills, and nose spray- only the cortizone ones seem to work. In June 2006 i visited the homeopathic who diagnosed weak immune system and prescribed silica to reinforce my system defense mechanism, but until now i cannot say i improved my condition.A way to relief my forehead symptoms is to place a capsicum plaster overnight on it (sold in pharmacies) but this seems to be temporary too. When the symptoms are intense i can be affected by the weakest air flow or by just opening the fridge door. At this momment 08 Nov. 2006, 10.30 AM in my room temp is about 20 Celsius Grades and i am wearing shoes, wool socks, double pyjama pants and two fleeces.This is a link i found, where another man seems to have similar problems, u may find it interesting : http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=541799 Anyway, the whole situation is quite discouraging. Today i am seeing my homeopathic to change the treatment. If any news, i 'll let u know. Bye
    iceblue 1 Replies
    • November 8, 2006
    • 08:06 AM
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  • I had the similar problem. My dentist advised to use sensodine toothpaste which stop my symptoms. You can get it in most of the shops.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 23, 2006
    • 00:58 PM
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