What causes cold chills and tiredness?
I am sorry to learn about your symptoms.
There are various causes of chills.
I suggest getting your thyroid checked by doing a simple blood test called TSH and Free T4. This does not require any fasting. Since you will be giving a blood sample anyway, I recommend doing routine liver and kidney tests along with a 'Plasma Fractionated metanephrines' level to rule out a rare condition called pheochromocytoma that can cause chill like reactions.
Menopause can result in flashes but your complaints are of cold and chills I see. Do you still get your monthly menstrual cycles?
I suggest the following blood tests in summary:
PLASMA FRACTIONATED METANEPHRINES
Thank you for you quick response.
In answer to your question yes I still have my menstrual cycles. All my life my menstrual cycles always last 3 days normal regular bleeding. But in the past 4 & 5 years they have been too heavy bleeding the first day, then the rest of days it's not too heavy but now they last 5 days I also 2 months I did not have a Menstrual during the year.
This condition Pheochromocytoma is it something bad, not that I'm admitting I have it but just asking.
You are clearly peri-menopausal where such menstrual disturbances are not uncommon but I still suggest you see a gynecologist as it is not my area of expertise.
Pheochromocytoma is usually benign, so from that perspective it is not bad. However it can cause life threatening problems and therefore it is important to rule out
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