Warm Up Cold Hands and Feet

4 tricks to quickly heating your extremities.

Getting cold feet (and fingers)? Warm them up with these tips from Brian Harrington, a family physician with a practice in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

  • Put them in warm water. Water conducts heat 25 times faster than air.
  • Let a pal with warm hands rub yours.
  • Stay hydrated. This helps incease the volume of blood flowing to your digits.
  • Don't smoke. Nicotine constricts blood vessels and prevents blood form reaching your extremities.