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What causes chills?

What causes chills?

Fever going up: One of the factors in producing an increase in body temperature is muscular activity. A long distance runner will generate very high body temperatures. One of the ways in which the body produces an elevation of temperature is by chilling, which is a form of muscular activity. The other factor is the differential between the body temperature and the external temperature. ...Read more

Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation, and are the body's way of generating heat when it feels that it is cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever, or an increase in ...Read more


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Does thyroid cause chills?

Does thyroid  cause chills?

No: No thyroid disorders do not cause chills except for bacterial infection of the thyroid but that is usually comes with severe pain in the thyroid. ...Read more

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Help please! could dehydration cause chills?

Chills: Dehydration should not cause chills, however if you are having an infection this could cause you to have chills and feel dehydrated. You should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes chills or tingles all over your body?

Autonomic: Sympathetic nervous system, called "fight or flight" dischrges ith neural, physical or emotional trigger. ...Read more

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What are some hormonal causes of chills and hotflashes?

Estrogen : Drops usually but that would be unusual at your age ...Read more

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I am having chills a lot what causes them and can I stop them?

Chills, especially : rigors, can mean high fever and some type of infection. If your having rigors and sweats or high fever, c ur doc. ...Read more

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What are the causes for chills and sweats during the day and night?

Fever: Chills are the body's way of generating an increased temperature under the influence of the hypothalamus responding to fever inducing stimuli. Sweats are one way for the body to relieve elevated temps. You sound as if you are running daily fevers. See an infectious diseases expert if possible, or start with your primary care doctor. Good luck, and do not ignore this. ...Read more

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Unexplained fevers and chills for more than 3 weeks, what may be possible cause?

Many: Including a variety of infections, a host of non- infectious inflammatory conditions and some malignancies. See your doctor to help sort it out. ...Read more

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What could cause chills?

Many things.: Chills and rigor are synonyms and are seen due to the release and action of cytokines and prostaglandins as part of the immune response which also increase the body's set temperature in the hypothalamus. The person then feels cold in its environment and has chills. These are caused by influenza, tonsillitis, pneumonia, biliary sepsis, pyelonephritis, abscess, malaria, amphotericin b, and others. ...Read more