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The past week or so I've been colder than normal when the

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the past week or so I've been colder than normal when the I'm not busy with work or something
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

this could be due to hypothyroidism or low thyroid hormones

you should see your doctor to get your thyroid hormone levels checked.

do you have a doctor you can see?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
never have time to go cause of work or I babysit
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

if you can't get to a doctor, you can't get blood tests to check on your thyroid hormone levels

are you gaining weight as well?

low thyroid hormone levels can cause feeling cold and weight gain.