It is considered that the body temperature of a healthy person is equal to 36,6 OS. Actually this is not only true - the permissible deviations of a few tenths of a degree in the one and in the other direction. If the body temperature falls below 36,2 OS, it is considered to be low.

Why is low body temperature?

There are a number of reasons why the body temperature may decrease. Most often it is the result of General hypothermia or a sign that the person has recently suffered some kind of disease. Also quite common causes of reduced body temperature is reduced hemoglobin in the blood, insufficient thyroid function, the presence of internal bleeding and lowered immunity as such. In addition, often the body temperature decreases due to the strong poisoning. Long observance of certain diets can cause a decrease in temperature – the body is banal lack of nutrients, and all processes slow down.

It is important that healthy human body temperature varies depending on time of day and many other reasons. So, the body temperature just woken up) significantly lower than the same mid-day. Only if it remains down for two or three days, you should take action.

What is dangerous low body temperature?

Lowering the body temperature to 36.2 OS and below is accompanied by a feeling of General weakness, lack of energy, chills and dizziness. At this temperature slows down metabolism, the body goes into an economical mode of operation. In General, the reduced temperature of the body is no less dangerous than advanced, because the body becomes more difficult to resist all sorts of bacteria and viruses.

In addition, the lowering body temperature causes a General weakness and impaired concentration, which may cause injury through negligence. If the body temperature continues to fall and reaches 32oC, the death occurs.

What action to take if the body temperature is lowered?

The most common cause of lowering the temperature is banal fatigue. You should give the body a rest, to support it, using natural Immunostimulants (e.g., ginger tea with honey). Okay to drink a course of multivitamins and like massage; also a very positive impact on the body moderate physical activity and douche in the morning. If all these measures do not lead to improvement, it is necessary to consult a doctor and get tested.