A 48-year-old member asked:
Does the body try to maintain constant temperature as part of homeostasis?
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Dr. Scott Welkeranswered
General Surgery 29 years experience
Shivering, sweating: Shivering is the main defense against cold; the muscles produce heat by shaking you. Sweating causes evaporative cooling.
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