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Surprising Signs of Hypothermia That Are Too Easy to Miss

Reader's Digest Logo By Jessica Migala of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 9: Hypothermia is an abnormally low body temperature after your body loses heat from exposure to the cold. The tricky part is that it comes on so gradually that many people have no idea that they're experiencing signs of hypothermia, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Once your body temp falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit, you need emergency help; otherwise, hypothermia can be fatal. It's just one of the 10 ways winter can kill you.

What is hypothermia?

Hypothermia is an abnormally low body temperature after your body loses heat from exposure to the cold. The tricky part is that it comes on so gradually that many people have no idea they're experiencing signs of hypothermia, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Once your body temp falls below 95 degrees Fahrenheit, you need emergency help; otherwise, hypothermia can be fatal. It's just one of the 10 ways winter can kill you.
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