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What is basal body temperature? Bbt

What is basal body temperature? Bbt

Progesterone effect: After ovulation rise in Progesterone increases body temperature about 0.5 degrees c. Length of that rise in temperature indicates Progesterone production continues long enough (>8d is good). Better method of identifying ovulation before it takes place is the ovulation predictor kit (about 24 hours). ...Read more

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Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Ok: Although I am not a big fan of basal body temperature charts, you are using them, than typically, the temp drops prior to ovulation and than peaks approximately 36 hours later. Problem is that by the time you get to peak, the egg is no longer viable or fertilize-able; and many women do not get the initial drop prior to ovulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature?

Early morning temp: The basal body temperature is the temperature your body is at when you first wake up, before you get moving for the day. We use it to check for when your body releases an egg. It can only be measured with a special thermometer which reads temperature at a more accurate scale. ...Read more

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What amount does basal body temperature thermoneters cost?

What amount does basal body temperature thermoneters cost?

Don't bother: Don't use basal body temperature testing ... too tedious and prone to inaccuracies. Use the urine ovulation predictor kits instead. ...Read more

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Is the braun ear thermometer accurate for children's temperatures?

Is the braun ear thermometer accurate for children's temperatures?

YES: Ear thermometers when used correctly can be quite accurate. There are some limitations, . It is not as good in infants due to their ear canal size . But in older children and teens and adults it is great. ...Read more

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Low body temperature dip, ovulating?

Probably Not: Usually when you ovulate your basal body temp rises. After ovulation Progesterone is increased which would cause a rise in temp. ...Read more

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What's basal metabolic rate predicting?

What's basal metabolic rate predicting?

Caloric burn at rest: Dependent on what you eat (prtein vs sugar and starch, your total muscle mass. Your muscle/fat ratio. Fat has very low metabolic activity. Muscle burns much more calories at rest. ...Read more

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Is an ovulation predictor kit or basal body temperature a better indicator of ovulation?

Is an ovulation predictor kit or basal body temperature a better indicator of ovulation?

OPK vs. BBT: The opk is usually much easier to use and interpret than the bbt, and in many cases will be more reliable as well. ...Read more

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2 spikes in basal body temperature on clomid, (clomiphene) what's wrong?

Unreliable: That is not uncommon. Temperatures are very difficult to do correctly and generally not very reliable. ...Read more

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Which is correct? Axillary temp always 99.2 (that's with degree added), oral temp always 98.4/5. Same thermometer.

Which is correct? Axillary temp always 99.2 (that's with degree added), oral temp always 98.4/5. Same thermometer.

Both are: They both represent a normal temperature and are well within the range of variation you see taking it in different ways. ...Read more

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Can altitude affect basal body temperature?

Not in: any systematic way. Humans are homeothermic, so we maintain our body temperatures regardless of outside conditions. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Yes: Although bbts are not a very effective way of timing ovulation; in the classic situation, your temperature drops right before ovulation and than spikes approximately shortly later. The egg is estimated to live for 12-24 hours so once you see the temperature peak, it is probably to late and you have missed ovulation. The ovulation detection kits or odk are much more accurate in timing ovulation. ...Read more

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4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

BBT: Basal body temperature needs to be charted for you as an individual. Take your BBT each morning throughout your cycle to detect the natural rise in your basal body temperature that occurs just after ovulation. This increase in your BBT is due to the hormone progesterone. One isolated temperature alone will not give you that information. ...Read more

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Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal. ...Read more

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Optical thermometer: Forehead tem reads 98.7-- but experimenting with taking temperature over breastbone reads temp of 102. Why so different?

Optical thermometer: Forehead tem reads 98.7-- but experimenting with taking temperature over breastbone reads temp of 102. Why so different?

Optical thermometer : Either Temperature must be hotter at breast bone or device is not accurate. Recheck with another thermometer. Reliable check body temp is to place thermometer into insulated plastic cup and pee into it and look at temp reading quickly. Used to check folks who may be using tricks to increase oral readings so they can be "sick" such as drinking hot water and before temp taker comes around. ...Read more