Cold Intolerance - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Smitha S. Dutt
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Apr 12, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the different terms used for cold intolerance?

Cold intolerance is also known as cold allodynia, trauma-induced cold-associated symptoms (TICAS), cold hypersensitivity, abnormal cold intolerance (ABCI), and cold sensitivity.

2. Does cold intolerance have an impact on the quality of life of an individual?

Yes, cold intolerance could affect people who work in cold environments forcing them to opt for other careers.

3. Are there alternative forms of treatment for cold intolerance?

Currently, there are no specific treatments other than symptom-relieving management techniques for cold intolerance. Alternative therapies, such as reflexology and traditional chinese medicine are also being used to treat cold intolerance.

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