Your body temperature can reveal a lot about your health.💁🏽♀️ According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, body temperature is one of four major vital signals that clinicians consider.👨🏽⚕️ A fever might be caused by an infection, but your body temperature can also vary depending on your age and sex.
What is fever? 🤒
A fever is a temporary rise in your body temperature, often caused by an illness as the Mayo Clinic said. Fever normally disappears after a few days.
If you have a fever you may experience the following symptoms:
-Chills and shivering 🥶
-Muscle aches 😖
-Loss of appetite 😶
Men and women have different body temperatures👩🏼👨🏼
Researchers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City discovered that women’s core body temperature is slightly higher than men’s. But, also they discovered that woman’s hands are colder compared to men.
Spicy pepper can cause higher body temperature🌶
Are you a fan of spicy food? If yes, keep in mind that spicy food may raise your core temperature and your metabolism. Participants in a study published in Physiology and Behavior added around 1 gram of red pepper to their diet. Although their core body temperature increased, their skin temperature decreased.