18 Ways to Stay Warm Without Turning up the Heat - Family Makes Cents (2023)

Heating your home or apartment is necessary for survival but you don’t have to break the bank over it. Here we are looking at ways to stay warm without turning up the heat and how to prevent your heating bill from skyrocketing.

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Below you will find these 18 ways to stay warm without turning up the heat:

  • Winterize Your Home or Apartment
  • Check Your Furnace
  • Invite People Over
  • Hot Water Bottle
  • Lower Your Thermostat
  • Bundle Up
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Extra Blankets
  • Space Heater
  • Start a Fire
  • Take a Hot Bath
  • Open the Blinds
  • Cardio
  • Hot Beverage
  • Step Outside
  • Bake
  • Run a Fan
  • Rearrange Your Room

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Winterize Your Home or Apartment

Your first line of defense against soaring heating bills is to stop cold air from coming in. Beef up your insulation and seal any leaky windows where the heat can escape and the cold air can push in. Put door draft stoppers under your doors.

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Check Your Furnace

Get your furnace checked by a professional and ask for an energy audit to ensure it is functioning at maximum efficiency. You may need to change the filter, too. Depending on the size of your filter, it should be changed every 3-6 months, or per the manufacturer’s instructions.

Ask for an energy audit. This will tell you want you can do to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

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But what about apartment life?

If you live in an apartment or a rented home, you probably don’t have much control over the efficiency of the windows or the furnace. Our windows are cheap + leaky and the landlord said they aren’t going to put quality windows in an apartment building this size.. because that would cost too much. They aren’t paying for heat so it’s not really in their interest to make it energy efficient.

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We aren’t the only renters that this happens to. So if you are in a similar situation where you can’t just go and replace the windows or add more insulation to your home or don’t have a furnace to check, here are ways you can take control of your heating bill by keeping yourself warm.

Invite People Over

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Invite people over to your house or apartment. Have you ever been to a party in the winter and had to step outside because it gets so hot inside? Bodies generate heat and the more people you have the faster your place will warm up. Their heat loss is your gain.

Hot Water Bottle

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My favorite way to stay warm without turning up the heat in the winter is by using a hot water bottle. Fill it up with hot water and you can use it to warm up your bed and yourself. You can find one at Walmart or Amazon for under $6. It’s super portable and I usually have one on my lap when I am working at my desk. But be sure to use caution: check out the this brochure from the Australasian Commission on hot water bottle safety instructions.. because apparently it gets cold down under, too.

Lower Your Thermostat

The U.S. Department of Energy recommends setting the thermostat at 68 degrees while you are awake and lowering it when you sleep. They say that by lowering it 7-10 degrees for 8 hours while you are away at work could save you up to 10% on heating and cooling costs a year.

Bundle Up

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Layers upon layers upon layers. Put on an undershirt, regular shirt, and a sweater along with long underwear and heavy duty pants. It’s winter. You should not be walking around in shorts and a t-shirt. If you are really cold, put on a hat.

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Programmable Thermostat

Get a programmable or smart thermostat such as Nest to do the raising and the lowering of the temperature for you. That way you don’t have to think about it, the savings to your heating bill are automatic.

Extra Blankets

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At night, turn the heat down and throw on an extra blanket.. or three. To ensure maximum warmth, the fluffiest or knit blankets go closest to you – the air pockets will trap the heat – and the thinner/denser quilt like ones go on top.

Space Heater

If you live in a big space but spend most of your time in a small portion of said space, think about using a space heater instead of heating the entire house. You could actually save money by using a space heater to heat a small room, compared to forced air heating the whole house.

Start a Fire

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Start a fire in your fireplace. If you don’t have one, you can make a faux one! Check out this post where I give you a sneak peak of our fireplace we made–it’s apartment friendly! Don’t feel like making your own? Put a video of a crackling fire (Netflix has a nice birchwood one). Believe me, you will think it’s warmer.

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Take a Hot Bath

If you’re feeling really cold, draw up a hot bath. In the same way that jumping through an ice cold shower will cool you off on a hot day, soaking in a hot tub will warm you right up.

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Open the Blinds

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When it’s sunny during the day, open up the blinds and let the sun in to heat your home. Close the blinds when it gets dark because you’re no longer letting in heat, but rather cold air. Let the curtains act as a barrier between your home and the cold air.

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Cardio

Nothing gets your blood pumping like engaging in some cardio. Do jumping jacks or run in place until you get your heart rate up. If you live in an apartment and don’t want to be jumping around due to consideration for your neighbors, check out this silent cardio video from Blogilates. She makes ones specifically for apartment life and you can definitely get your body temperature up without running and jumping.

Hot Beverage

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Pour yourself some hot chocolate or brew some tea or coffee. Eat a hot bowl of soup. It will warm your body from the inside out. Extra savings if you make it at home.

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Step Outside

If you’re feeling cold, step outside. Nothing like getting a dose of what cold really is to make you realize you’re actually pretty warm.

Bake

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During the summer, a way to keep cool is to avoid turning the oven because it will heat the whole place up. Now that it’s winter, it’s time to turn it on! Catch up on all that baking you were putting off. Kill two birds with one stone: warm up your house or apartment and have some tasty treats on hand. Then invite your friends to share in the goodies!

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Run a Fan

Heat rises so to circulate that heat, turn on the ceiling fan. Running a fan in the clockwise direction will push the heat back down.

Rearrange Your Room

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Stay warm by moving you bed away from the window or on an internal wall. If cold air is coming in through the window and your bed is right beneath it, it’s going to hit you first.

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There you have it, 18 ways to stay warm without turning up the heat. Practice these and you will start to see savings in your heating bill. Even if you live in an apartment and don’t have much control over how energy efficient the furnace or windows are, you can still take control of your heating bill.

Now tell me: what do you do to stay warm in the winter?

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How can I keep warm in the winter without turning the heat on? ›

10 Ways to Warm Up at Home Without Turning on the Heat
  1. Close up any cracks in your window frame. ...
  2. Reverse the direction of your ceiling fan. ...
  3. Invest in the best blankets. ...
  4. Make your curtains work harder. ...
  5. Use draft stoppers on your doors. ...
  6. Cover your floors with rugs. ...
  7. Prevent drafts around electric outlets.
18 Dec 2015

How can I stay warm this winter 2022? ›

wearing plenty of thin layers rather than one thick one. putting on a coat, hat, scarf, gloves and warm shoes or boots when you go outside. wearing clothes made of wool or fleecy synthetic fibres (cotton is only effective if the garment stays dry) wearing bed socks and thermal underwear at night.

What is the cheapest way to keep your house warm? ›

So here are 10 simple tips for keeping your home warm for little or no extra cost – just in time for that severe weather warning.
  1. Use your curtains. ...
  2. Use timers on your central heating. ...
  3. Move your sofa. ...
  4. Maximise your insulation. ...
  5. Wrap up warm. ...
  6. Turn down the dial. ...
  7. Block out the draughts. ...
  8. Install thermostatic radiator valves.
9 Nov 2016

What is the cheapest way to stay warm in the winter? ›

8 Ways to Keep Warm on a Budget
  1. 1) Block Out Draughts. The best way to keep your home warm without turning up the heating is to stop the current heat from escaping. ...
  2. 2) Use Your Curtains. ...
  3. 3) Lay Down Rugs. ...
  4. 4) Layering Up. ...
  5. 5) Socks & Slippers. ...
  6. 6) Hot Food & Hot Drinks. ...
  7. 7) Hot Water Bottles. ...
  8. 8) Keep Moving.
13 Mar 2020

Can you really heat a room with candles and flower pots? ›

Yes, you can get a surprising amount of heat from this setup. But it doesn't work the way some think it does. The same amount of heat is coming out of the candles whether there's a pot above them or not, so it's not that you're 'making the candle hotter. '

How do you keep a poorly insulated house warm? ›

Apply Foil To The Wall Behind Your Radiators

Poorly insulated walls give the heat a fast escape route from your house. A way to combat this is to use foil behind the radiators. This will reflect the heat from the radiator back into the room instead of allowing it to escape through the walls.

How can I heat my home for free? ›

10 step guide to keep your house warm without heating
  1. Rejig your furniture. ...
  2. Use a terracotta heater. ...
  3. Invest in insulation. ...
  4. Think about your habits. ...
  5. Put a shelf above a radiator. ...
  6. Bleed your radiators. ...
  7. Analyse any draughts. ...
  8. Block your chimney up.
26 Aug 2022

How can I heat my house without gas or electricity? ›

There's a few different things you can do, such as:
  1. Block up cracks and crevices.
  2. Consider double or triple glazing.
  3. Invest in thick curtains.
  4. Let sunlight in during the day.
  5. Check on the efficiency of your chimney.
  6. Close unused rooms.
  7. Consider solar heating.
  8. Pull out the blankets and layers.
7 Dec 2021

How can I stop feeling cold? ›

Ways to Warm Up if You're Always Cold
  1. Toss Your Clothes Into the Dryer. 1/13. ...
  2. Get Your Calories. 2/13. ...
  3. Wear Socks to Bed. 3/13. ...
  4. Pick Your PJs With Care. 4/13. ...
  5. Get Your Iron and Vitamin B12. 5/13. ...
  6. Dress in Layers. 6/13. ...
  7. Heat Your Mattress. 7/13. ...
  8. Spice Up Your Life. 8/13.
26 Oct 2020

What temperature is too cold for a house? ›

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends indoor temperatures of at least 64°F (you can drop that down to 62°F at night if you're really looking to save on your heating bill). But if you have infants, sick or elderly people in your household, then it's recommended that you keep the thermostat set at 70°F.

How warm should your house be in the winter? ›

The ideal thermostat temperature in the winter is 68 degrees Fahrenheit when you're at home. Energy.gov suggests that 68 degrees is a good room temperature while you're awake at home but recommends lowering it while you're asleep or away.

Does closing doors keep house warmer? ›

Keeping doors closed will prevent cold air moving into the rest of the house and contain the heat you've generated in a smaller area.

How can I stay warm without a blanket? ›

13 Tips for Staying Warm Without Turning Up the Heat
  1. Dress in Layers. ...
  2. Wear Thick Socks or Slippers. ...
  3. Use the Oven and Stove for Cooking. ...
  4. Leave the Oven Open After Baking. ...
  5. Enjoy a Cup of Soup. ...
  6. Drink Warm Beverages. ...
  7. Use a Humidifier. ...
  8. Reverse the Ceiling Fan.
17 Jun 2021

How do you stay warm while sitting? ›

If you're sitting down, a shawl or blanket will provide a lot of warmth.

Can a candle in your car keep you from freezing? ›

A candle produces a great deal of heat, Mann said. It can be used to help keep the inside of the car warm, but Mann cautioned to burn the candle inside of the coffee can and to open one window slightly. ''You have to be very careful not to start a fire in the car,'' Mann said.

How do you heat your house in an emergency? ›

Best Ways to Heat Home in Emergency
  1. Create Warm Room. Before you turn on an emergency heater, you need to think of how you will trap that heat. ...
  2. Propane Heaters. Propane heaters are the best emergency heaters for most homes. ...
  3. Kerosene Heaters. ...
  4. Wood Stoves. ...
  5. Passive Heaters. ...
  6. Fireplace Heating. ...
  7. Electric Heater. ...
  8. Generator.
31 Mar 2022

Where does a house lose most heat? ›

6 Areas Of Your Home Where You Lose The Most Heat
  1. Basement Walls and Floors. 20% of home heat is lost through basement walls. ...
  2. Cracks in Walls, Windows and Doors. ...
  3. Poorly Insulated Windows. ...
  4. Framed Walls. ...
  5. Ceilings. ...
  6. Exterior Doors.

What keeps your home warm? ›

It's important to know that sealing and insulation are both important to keeping heat inside your home and creating a consistent flow of warm air. While they can be faulty at times, there are actions you can take to make sure that both your sealants and insulation are working to their maximum potential.

What is the cheapest way to insulate an old house? ›

You can simply use a foil for insulation as a cost-effective alternative. By stapling the foil sheets to your attic, the heat reflects down into your living space. Hence, it lowers your heating costs. Attic Insulation Installation Services in Lincolnwood provide satisfactory assistance and properly insulates your home.

What's the cheapest form of heating? ›

Once you have made sure that heat loss from a room is kept to a minimum, gas central heating is generally your cheapest option. If that's not possible, then consider using an oil-filled heater for larger rooms or an electric heater for small areas if you're willing to use it in short bursts.

How can I save on my heating bill? ›

11 Hacks To Help You Save On Heating This Winter
  1. Turn Down Your Water Heater. ...
  2. Replace Your Furnace Filters. ...
  3. Maintain Your Doors And Windows. ...
  4. Turn Down Your Thermostat. ...
  5. Close Unused Vents. ...
  6. Turn On Your Ceiling Fan. ...
  7. Check Your Attic Insulation. ...
  8. Turn Your Bathroom Fan Off.

How do people survive winter without power? ›

Here are five ways to stay warm—and safe—during a power outage.
  1. If You Can, Get a Generator. ...
  2. Stay in a Southern-Facing Room. ...
  3. Seal Window and Door Leaks. ...
  4. Use a Fireplace or Another Heat Source. ...
  5. Camp Out Indoors. ...
  6. Generators and Space Heaters to Consider.
5 Jan 2022

What is the best alternative heating source? ›

The 6 Best No-Gas Home Heating Alternatives
  • Radiant Underfloor Heating. Radiant underfloor heating systems create heat via thermal radiation. ...
  • Solar Thermal. Solar thermal heating technology converts the Sun's warmth and rays into usable heat. ...
  • Heat Pumps. ...
  • Wood Stoves. ...
  • Space Heaters. ...
  • Alternative Fuels.
15 Sept 2021

Which food makes body heat? ›

Normal kitchen foods like onion, garlic, black pepper, ginger, and other spicy foods that produce heat in the body. Root vegetables are innately hot, and are therefore generally recommended during winters. Spinach, beans, potatoes, broccoli, etc. also produce heat in the body.

What vitamin do you need if you are always cold? ›

Lack of vitamin B12 and iron deficiency can cause anemia and lead you to feel cold. Good sources of B12 are chicken, eggs and fish, and people with iron deficiency may want to seek out poultry, pork, fish, peas, soybeans, chickpeas and dark green leafy vegetables.

What should I eat when I feel cold? ›

Nutritious Foods to Keep You Warm In Cold Weather
  • Thermogenesis and Body Heat. In general, foods that take longer to digest can help raise your body temperature and make you feel warmer. ...
  • Eat Bananas. ...
  • Drink Ginger Tea. ...
  • Eat Oats. ...
  • Drink Coffee. ...
  • Eat Red Meat. ...
  • Eat Sweet Potatoes. ...
  • Eat Butternut Squash.

Is it unhealthy to live in a cold house? ›

Cold homes are bad for health. If you're struggling to pay your heating bills and your home is cold and damp, your health may suffer. Problems and diseases linked to the cold range from blood pressure increases and common colds, to heart attacks and pneumonia.

Why does my house feel cold at 73? ›

Your house could be cold due to an old air filter, a faulty furnace, improper insulation, or leaky ductwork. The simple fixes, like replacing an air filter, are relatively easy to complete. However, if the heater itself needs repairs, it's best to call in a professional to take a look and determine the problem.

Can you get sick from sleeping in a cold room? ›

You can't get sick from being cold in general, whether you are outside or inside,” Fecher says.

What is an unhealthy room temperature? ›

A safe temperature is accepted to be between 68 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit for people above the age of 65. The temperature inside your home should not reach below 68 degrees Fahrenheit in any case, as that increases the risk of respiratory disease and even hypothermia if there is prolonged exposure.

What temperature should I keep my house in the winter so the pipes don't freeze? ›

Regardless of how long you will be traveling and away from home, keep your thermostat set at 68 degrees Fahrenheit or above. This will help to keep the pipes on the inside of the home from freezing and the ones under the home at a slightly higher temperature as well.

What temperature should I leave my heating on overnight? ›

Not only is it okay to leave the heater on all night, it can save you money. Here's the secret: Set the temperature of your home at least eight degrees lower for the eight hours or so that you sleep at night. Every degree you lower the thermostat can net you an estimated 1% off your heating bill.

Should you sleep with your bedroom door open or closed? ›

Therefore, when exiting a room and moving toward safety, make sure to close doors behind you. A closed door can also reduce a fire by 900 degrees. That's why the FSRI always recommends sleeping with your bedroom door closed.

Is it better to keep bedroom doors open or closed in winter? ›

The simple answer is, leave them open.

You see, when an HVAC system is operating, it functions best as a whole unit, circulating air throughout your entire home. So, when you shut several doors in and around your home, you're actually disrupting the nature of how your HVAC system operates.

Does turning your heat on and off cost more? ›

ANSWER: Turning your heat on and off is not cost effective, since your system will have to work extra hard for extra long to get the temperature back up.

What is the warmest bedding? ›

Fabric: The easiest way to stay warm in the wintertime is to choose sheets that are made from flannel or fleece, both of which are very effective at keeping you nice and cozy. That said, cotton bedding that's heavier in weight can also be a good option.

How can I stay warm this winter 2022? ›

wearing plenty of thin layers rather than one thick one. putting on a coat, hat, scarf, gloves and warm shoes or boots when you go outside. wearing clothes made of wool or fleecy synthetic fibres (cotton is only effective if the garment stays dry) wearing bed socks and thermal underwear at night.

What is the cheapest way to stay warm in the winter? ›

8 Ways to Keep Warm on a Budget
  1. 1) Block Out Draughts. The best way to keep your home warm without turning up the heating is to stop the current heat from escaping. ...
  2. 2) Use Your Curtains. ...
  3. 3) Lay Down Rugs. ...
  4. 4) Layering Up. ...
  5. 5) Socks & Slippers. ...
  6. 6) Hot Food & Hot Drinks. ...
  7. 7) Hot Water Bottles. ...
  8. 8) Keep Moving.
13 Mar 2020

Why is my boyfriend so warm in bed? ›

For starters, men tend to run hotter than women as a result of having more muscle mass, which generates more heat than fat. "Body temperature is a reflection of metabolic rate — if somebody pushes a lot of weights they will push their basal metabolic rate up and run hot," Professor Dawson told 9Honey Coach.

Is sleeping naked warmer in winter? ›

If you wear long underwear inside your house in winter, you will feel warmer than if you walk around the house naked. That is why wearing long underwear in a sleeping bag will keep you warmer than sleeping naked. It's another layer of insulation that traps hot air and keeps it close to your body.

How can I keep my house warm without heating? ›

10 step guide to keep your house warm without heating
  1. Rejig your furniture. ...
  2. Use a terracotta heater. ...
  3. Invest in insulation. ...
  4. Think about your habits. ...
  5. Put a shelf above a radiator. ...
  6. Bleed your radiators. ...
  7. Analyse any draughts. ...
  8. Block your chimney up.
26 Aug 2022

Does wearing 2 pairs of socks keep your feet warmer? ›

Many people think that wearing layering or thick socks is the best solution for dealing with cold feet. But they actually create pressure on your feet and cut off blood circulation to your toes.

How do I stop being cold? ›

Ways to Warm Up if You're Always Cold
  1. Toss Your Clothes Into the Dryer. 1/13. ...
  2. Get Your Calories. 2/13. ...
  3. Wear Socks to Bed. 3/13. ...
  4. Pick Your PJs With Care. 4/13. ...
  5. Get Your Iron and Vitamin B12. 5/13. ...
  6. Dress in Layers. 6/13. ...
  7. Heat Your Mattress. 7/13. ...
  8. Spice Up Your Life. 8/13.
26 Oct 2020

What should you do when it is too cold? ›

16 tips on how to stay warm in cold weather
  1. If you can, turn the heat up if you're still cold.
  2. Try to keep the temperature consistent. ...
  3. Keep the heat in overnight. ...
  4. Wrap up in bed. ...
  5. Dress in layers to keep warm. ...
  6. Put blankets around your home. ...
  7. Use hot water bottles, electric blankets and wheat bags.
6 Feb 2018

How do you warm up in a cold room? ›

Tips for Staying Warm on a Cold Night
  1. Tips for Staying Warm and Getting Better Sleep.
  2. Use a Space Heater: If you don't have central heating, a space heater is an ideal substitute. ...
  3. Use a Hot Water Bottle or Electric Blanket: ...
  4. Layer Up: ...
  5. Drink Warming Tea: ...
  6. Wear Socks: ...
  7. Do Some Light Stretching: ...
  8. Soak in a Hot Bath:
1 Nov 2017

How do I get warm without anything? ›

Go for a walk or a jog. If it's too cold outside, hit the gym, or just do some jumping jacks, pushups, or other exercises indoors. Not only will it warm you up, it helps build and keep your muscles, which also burn calories and make body heat.

How do I make emergency heat? ›

Metal Can, Alcohol and Toilet Paper Emergency Heater

Just put a roll of toilet paper into a tin can. Pour the alcohol over the toilet paper, so it is just saturated. Then light the alcohol on fire. The alcohol is the fuel, and the toilet paper is like a wick in a candle.

Can candles heat a car? ›

If your car breaks down in cold weather, a small candle lit inside the car can provide a surprising amount of light and, most importantly, warmth. Any candle will do, but tea lights tend to be tidier and have the added advantage that they don't take up much space. Pop a few into your car's first aid kit.

Will boiling water heat a room? ›

So boiling water will heat the room more slowly than simply turning on the gas stove. That said, there is a way in which boiling water might feel like it heats the room faster: it increases the humidity in the room. Increased humidity inhibits evaporation of sweat and makes a room feel hotter even when it isn't.

What is the cheapest form of heating? ›

Gas boiler

It's not as cost-effective without solar panels, but a gas boiler is still the cheapest way to heat your home – though that's set to change soon, with the cost of gas rising more than twice as quickly as electricity.

How do people survive in a power outage in the winter? ›

Winter Power Outage Tips & Tricks to Stay Warm
  1. Prepare an Emergency Kit. ...
  2. Stock Up on Food & Water. ...
  3. Get Ready for Power Surges. ...
  4. Use Crayons in Lieu of Candles. ...
  5. Bring Solar Lights Inside. ...
  6. Keep the Freezer Closed (Leverage Cold Weather) ...
  7. Use Your Car to Charge Devices. ...
  8. Store Hand Warmers.
27 Dec 2021

What do you do when you lose your heat in the winter? ›

What to Do If You Lose Heat in Winter
  1. Pick a Room and Stick Together. ...
  2. Bundle up and Break Out Other Heating Options. ...
  3. Eliminate Drafts as Best as You Can. ...
  4. Don't Wait—Call for Furnace Repair Service Right Away.
19 Feb 2019

How cold is too cold for house? ›

What Temperature is Too Cold for a House? While everyone has a different tolerance to cold, ideal winter heat settings should generally be at or above 63 °F (17 °C). Excessive cold (anything below 62 °F or 16 °C) in your home can actually raise your blood pressure as your blood “thickens” in the chilly temperatures.

How do you train yourself to not be cold? ›

Adjusting your thermostat down by a few degrees, shedding layers, and spending more time outside in cold conditions—basically, anything that causes you to shiver—will help your body acclimate to the cold, Brazaitis says.

What should you do when it is too cold? ›

16 tips on how to stay warm in cold weather
  1. If you can, turn the heat up if you're still cold.
  2. Try to keep the temperature consistent. ...
  3. Keep the heat in overnight. ...
  4. Wrap up in bed. ...
  5. Dress in layers to keep warm. ...
  6. Put blankets around your home. ...
  7. Use hot water bottles, electric blankets and wheat bags.
6 Feb 2018

Which food makes body heat? ›

Normal kitchen foods like onion, garlic, black pepper, ginger, and other spicy foods that produce heat in the body. Root vegetables are innately hot, and are therefore generally recommended during winters. Spinach, beans, potatoes, broccoli, etc. also produce heat in the body.

Why do I get cold easily? ›

Some people naturally tend to feel colder than others without any discernible cause. However, cold intolerance can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Dysfunction of the thyroid gland, arterial blood flow, and low body fat can all cause a person to feel cold.

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