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Welcome and thanks for your question , I am Dr. German and I look forward to helping you until you are satisfied.when the knees get cold ,multiple factors could be involved including :
- Peripheral Neuropathy ( in this condition, the peripheral nerve roots become swollen ,inflamed or irritated).
- Vitamin B12 or Nutritional deficiencies
- Inadequate leg blood flow circulation or poor leg circulation
-Metabolic problems ( specially kidney or liver disease)
- Low thyroid blood levels
-Restless leg syndrome ( in this condition, there is an internal brain dopamine imbalance )
-Medication side effects ( if you're taking any medication,it is important to determine if that medication is producing these symptoms )
What you should do is consult a doctor to evaluate : your leg blood flow , perform a nerve conduction test , to measure your glucose and cholesterol blood levels , a doppler ultrasound to visualize the leg blood vessels ( with these tests , your doctor will be able to see if there is any obstruction or blockage ) and some metabolic tests ( including your glucose blood levels, thyroid hormones and vitamin B12 levels ) .
With these tests , Your doctor will be able to determine what specific condition is producing your symptoms so You can receive an appropriate treatment .
In the meantime, if you smoke stop smoking to improve your leg blood flow , exercise at least 3 times per week and have a healthy diet rich in fruits, whole grains and vegetables.
If you need any additional information I will be happy to continue further and assist you until you are completely satisfied . Good luck to you and have a good day !
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