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Cold fingers & Nose

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  • Posted By: jessiemai
  • February 18, 2007
  • 03:11 PM

Hi all. I am new to this forum. I am a 41 year old woman and have been having increasing problems with cold hands. My feet are affected a little also, but not to the extent that my hands and nose are, maybe because I always wear wool socks.

Whether sitting in my office or my living room, both of which are kept between 68 and 70 degrees, my hands and nose are freezing. They are like little blocks of ice, with limited range of motion, etc. I checked the Reynaud's Phenomenon symptoms and it doesn't seem like that it, as there are no skin color changes or other listed symptoms.

I'm chalking this up to a circulatory problem, for now, until I can ask my doctor about it.

In the meantime, I'm looking for homeopathic or herbal remedies. I've heard that Ginko is a good circulation supplement, as well as ginger. Anyone have any recommendations for this problem, other than wearing gloves and using hand warmers? I like to fish and this kind of puts the kibosh on doing any type of winter fishing (can't stand temps under 45 for any longer than a few minutes).

If anyone has any suggestions, I'd love to hear them!

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  • my fingers are always likeice as well as my toes and nose. my doctor says i have reinards disease without any testing. are there test for this disease? i would like to give you answers but need some myself. good luck. i have only gotten these sympthoms in the past month.
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    • February 25, 2007
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