12 Reasons You Might Be Feeling Cold All the Time
You’re a woman
There’s anecdotal evidence that women often feel colder than men (see who’s voted most likely to steal the covers or raise the office thermostat) but not a ton of scientific evidence. That said, a 1998 study did find that women’s core temperatures tend to be about 0.4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than men’s, their hands are almost 3 degrees colder on average, a University of Utah study found. “It’s not a huge difference, but it might be why women have the sensation of feeling colder,” Dr. Rohr says.