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What in your body actually causes a fever?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Brain regulator

Your body temperature is regulated by an area in your brain called the hypothalamus.
Blood flows past this area constantly & the sensors decide from that input whether you need to perspire & release heat or generate fever to speed your metabolism & fight an illness.

In brief: Brain regulator

Your body temperature is regulated by an area in your brain called the hypothalamus.
Blood flows past this area constantly & the sensors decide from that input whether you need to perspire & release heat or generate fever to speed your metabolism & fight an illness.
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