The freezing season usually calls for some extra visits to health professionals as the change in weather usually causes numerous ailments including cold hands and feet.
During winters the freezing temperature can disturb the blood circulation of the body and makes blood circulation in feet and palms hard. Moreover, it is necessary to take care of the body in order to protect it from various diseases such as anemia, restless leg syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, nerve damage, diabetes, hypothyroidism or hypothermia.
So, there are three ways to cope with the freezing season.
1. Oil Massages
During winters massaging the hand and feet with warm oil will not only aid in the restoration of warmth but also improved the circulation of blood in the body. Moreover, it also improves the supply of oxygen if rubbed on the palms and feet.
2. Epsom Salt
Epsom salt is also great for the body be it for the purpose of taking bath or just putting the palms and feet into it. The solution of Epsom salt will provide the body with magnesium and the luke warm water will thereby the body with the warming effect.
3. Increased Iron Consumption
Studies have proved that consumption of sufficient amount of iron can protect from certain conditions including anemia, cold feet and palms. So, foods containing considerable amount of iron ought to be included in your daily diet during the freezing season.
Foods such as dates, soybean, spinach, apples, dried apricots, olives and beetroots are advised to include in your daily diet.
However, if you’re having cold feet, weight loss or gain, rashes on skin, fever, joint pain, and sores on feet and palms then if it recommended to seek help from the health professional.