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10 Common and Sinister Cold Feet Culprits

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I tend to live by the adage “cold feet, warm heart,” but I didn’t realize that lingering cold toes can be a sign of something more sinister than the frigid winter temperatures—such as anemia or diabetes.

If you have constantly cold tootsies, here are ten culprits for icy feet…

1. Anemia

Anemia occurs in those who lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the tissues, particularly the extremities like the feet and hands. In addition to sapping your energy levels, anemia can result in lack of blood circulation.

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