Why do old people tend to get chilly so easily?

Why do old people tend to get chilly so easily?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
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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