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why does a person stay cold all the time even in hot weather

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my daughter who is 49 years old stays cold all the time she wears warm clothing even in hot weather. she has had this problem for a number of years but it seems to be getting worse. please advise
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
Different people have different tolerances for environmental temperature. The one medical problem that comes to mind immediately, is thyroid problems.

I would ask your doctor about getting your thyroid checked with a simple blood test (TSH and/or Free T4)