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Etymology: Gk, hypo, under, therme, heat
1 pertaining to a condition in which the body temperature is significantly below normal as a result of external exposure to cold or has been reduced markedly for surgical or therapeutic purposes.
2 pertaining to temperatures that are tepid to slightly warm.
hypothermal(hī″pō-thĕr′măl) [″ + therme, heat]
2. Subnormal temperature.
Patient discussion about hypothermal
Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?
A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.
Q. what can be done for spontaneous hypothermia? is there a deficiency of hormones or anything that can be taken
A. hypothermia can be caused by al sort of things. Some bacterial infections, poisoning, aciduria , hypothyroidism and more. Is this the only symptom? I’m sure there are some others. But I think this could be a good idea to check up with a Dr.More discussions about hypothermal