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why am I always cold and have insomnia?

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why am I always cold and have insomnia?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--how long has this been going on and have you had any blood work done for this?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
This could be related to anemia or thyroid disorders
I would get your GP to check blood work
Have a TSH/T4 for thyroid
And CBC for anemia
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 57253
Experience: GP in the United States
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What if I am not anaemic of have a thyroid problem?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Then it could be medication related if you take medicines
Or it could just be an age related change
As we get older, we lose subcutaneous fat in the tissues. This results in less insulation
Also, sleep patterns change