hypometabolic state

hy·po·met·a·bol·ic state

a rare state of reduced metabolism with symptoms resembling hypothyroidism but with some tests for thyroid gland function normal; also used to describe the reduced metabolic activity seen in true hypothyroidism.

hy·po·met·a·bol·ic state

(hīpō-metă-bolik stāt)
Rare state of reduced metabolism with symptoms resembling hypothyroidism but with some tests for thyroid gland function normal; also used to describe the reduced metabolic activity seen in true hypothyroidism.
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[13] Yoga training is known to achieve a stable autonomic balance, a relative hypometabolic state, and improvement in physical efficiency.
Invasive diagnostic procedures if not deemed life-saving should be postponed because of a higher risk of complications caused by impaired coagulation and hypometabolic state [8,15,16].
[1, 2] Hypothyroidism induced decreased metabolism can lead to decreased tissue need for oxygen as an adaptation to hypometabolic state leading to inadequate erythropoietin stimulation resulting in anaemia.
Luteal phase deficiency in recreational runners: evidence for a hypometabolic state. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.
Practice of meditation along with pranayama produces a hypometabolic state [15] of the body characterized by decreased carbon dioxide production and decreased oxygen consumption, thus allowing breath holding for a longer time.
Wallace, Benson, and Wilson (1971) were among the first to identify this unique physiological state, which they called "a wakeful hypometabolic state".
Low body temperature, depression, and chronic fatigue indicate a hypometabolic state not unlike that of hypothyroidism (1-2).
The hypothesis for the present research was that regular experience of the wakeful hypometabolic state produced by the Transcendental Meditation program develops general cognitive ability (Alexander et al., 1990; Dillbeck & Alexander, 1989; Orme-Johnson, Zimmerman, & Hawkins, 1997; So, 1995).
Significant losses in body weight place the body in a hypometabolic state in which the total amount of calories required is decreased.
The hypometabolic state of hypothyroidism can cause reduction in glycolysis and oxidative phosphorylation and thus reducing Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) concentrations.
The free radical accumulation in hypothyroidism can be due to atherogenic hyperlipidaemia providing substrate for increased lipid peroxidation, decreased clearance of oxidants due to hypometabolic state and poor defence mechanism against free radicals by antioxidants.
This should bring about a hypometabolic state resulting in decreased heart rate and blood pressure.