Senior Health

Why do old people tend to get chilly so easily?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Skin and Skin Cells
    Factors that contribute to the tendency to feel chilly in old age include thinning of the skin and loss of the fat layer that lies just under the skin.  Watch the animation to see all the effects of aging on the skin.

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