In this disease, the fingers and toes turn white or bluish due to coldness. It is painful also. Warmness will bring reddishness in the hands. There may be some other reasons of cold feet and hands i.e. iron deficiency.
Remedies for cold hands and feet
To control the coldness of hands and feet one should eat cold fish—rich in omega-3 fatty acids i.e. salmon and anchovies, mackerel, herring. These cold fishes will provide comfort in blood circulation and help in controlling the risk of heart diseases.
Woman’s body temperature is lower than of men- hence they’re more likely to have cold hands and feet; maybe due to Raynaud or other reason. The core reason is the iron deficiency and women mostly lack in it.
So, women gear up gear up for treating iron deficiency by 18 mg intake of a day.
Iron deficiency can cause cold hands and feet
Iron deficiency can lead to cold hands and feet. Other than this, iron deficiency can cause fatigue, pale skin, short breathing, weakness, lightheadedness, cold hands and feet, soreness of tongue, brittle nails and headache, restless legs syndrome. Mild symptoms can be handled by just enhancing iron in your diet but intensify symptoms should be taken to the doctors at earliest.
Iron deficiency is a dangerous disease but its treatment is very easy. Bleeding, less intake of iron, are the major causes. ‘Anemia’ is a group condition where the number of blood cells is less than normal. Another condition of anemia is the lack of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin an iron rich protein –gives red color to blood. Another main function is the carrying of oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.
In people who are suffering from Anemia, their oxygen circulation process doesn’t work properly. Red blood cells also remove waste product; carbon dioxide and carry it to the lungs for exhalation. Therefore, they perform an important function in human bodies.
Causes of iron deficiency anemia:
Blood loss in manustration or in pregnancy, less intake of iron, regular use of aspirin/pain killers, infections, urinary tract bleeding can cause anemia. Risk factor is high in women and children. At least half of the pregnant woman may suffer with anemia, 1 from the 5 women of child bearing age also have the risk to fell in the disease.
The best resources of iron are the food resources i.e. meat, poultry, eggs, fruits, vegetable, milk etc. But a balance diet is required to cure the iron deficiency.