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Body temperature changes regulate circadian rhythm by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 17 Oct 2010 12:00am UTSouthwestern.edu - Fluctuations in internal body temperature regulate the body’s circadian rhythm, the 24-hour cycle that controls metabolism, sleep and other bodily functions, according to new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center in ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and Low Body Temperature by Dr. David Jernigan Facebook Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 7:12pm 1 Comment There are many theories as to the cause of Fibromyalgia. Some say it is the effects of heavy metal and chemical toxicity. Some say it is chronic infections, while others say it is the side-effects from vaccines and the use of suppressive medicines such as acetaminophen, aspirin, and ibuprofen, still others say it is dysregulated hormones or the e ... Read on »
Self-directed thyroid management by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 02 Apr 2009 10:59am Is there an at-home test you can do to gauge thyroid status? Yes. Measure your temperature. Unlike a snake or alligator that relies on the sun or its surroundings to regulate body temperature, you and I can internally regulate temperature. The hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid glands are the organs involved in thermoregulation, body temperat ... Read on »
Circadian Rhythms: Zeitgebers, Entrainment, and Non-Photic Stimuli by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 21 Jul 2010 12:37pm For all the unchecked randomness in this world, there are at least some things you can count on. The sun always rises and it always gets dark, and that’s something life – all life – has learned to rely on. Our internal clocks, known as circadian rhythms, tend to match up with this established external cycle. In essentially all known forms of li ... Read on »
THE DEBATE: Does wearing a sweater to workout help you burn more calories? by Blogilates Posted Fri 06 Apr 2012 8:57am HOW THE DEBATE STARTED: So yesterday on Facebook, we had a bit of a heated discussion over a picture I posted of my sweaty self in a hoodie. My caption said “Workout w a sweater on. Sweat more. Burn more calories in the same amt of time.” The statement caused some uproar and I understand why. I know you read it as “If you sweat m ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: cold-induced sweating syndrome by nih.gov Posted Tue 04 Sep 2012 5:14pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is cold-induced sweating syndrome? Cold-induced sweating syndrome is characterized by ... Read on »
Infants Likelier to Get HIV If Mother Infected Through Sex by Poh Tin Tan Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 12:00am From Medscape Pediatrics An Expert Interview With Michael F. Bergeron, PhD Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP; Michael F. Bergeron, PhD Editor's Note: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the Council on School Health recently issued a policy statement titled "Climatic Heat Stress and Exercising Children and ... Read on »
Kids and Heat: Making Exercise Safe by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 1:07am From Medscape PediatricsAn Expert Interview With Michael F. Bergeron, PhDLaurie Scudder, DNP, NP; Michael F. Bergeron, PhDEditor's Note:The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the Council on School Health recently issued a policy statement titled "Climatic Heat Stress and Exercising Children and Adolesc ... Read on »
8 Health Reasons to Love Watermelon by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 03 Sep 2012 6:45pm We love watermelon! • Watermelon reduces the risk of dehydration and is a good source of antioxidant vitamins A and C, which build your immune system and neutralize free radicals. • Watermelon contains a high level of lycopene, a potent betacarotene antioxidant.  • Antioxidants reduce the risk of asthma, colon cancer, heart disease, rheumato ... Read on »
Skin Glands and Pores: Their Function and Importance In Maintaining Healthy Skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:09pm The human skin is the largest organ of the human body and plays several vital roles including, protection, sensation, temperature regulation and communication. In addition, it is also capable of healing itself.   I have discussed the anatomy and physiology of the skin in previous articles and will therefore focus on pores and their associat ... Read on »