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Shivering !!..what's that all about ?
« on: 15/05/2005 17:13:23 »
Hi All,

I'm Neil and I just had a shower, wish you were all here to share it with me !(well, the girlies anyway[:I])...err ....ok...as I stepped out the shower I did what everybody does and that is to start shivering, now, I understand that shivering is to help regulate body temeperature but exactly how does it do it [?]

.....hmm...that's also got me thinking ...Shivering is an autonomic response yes?....now that's a clever bit of design isn't it ?...thank you Nature.....but babies don't shiver do they ?   why ?....so, when do we develop the nack to tremble with shivering joy ?

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Re: Shivering !!..what's that all about ?
« Reply #1 on: 15/05/2005 18:44:37 »
Basically when you shiver your body starts working and warming up, just like if you ran around alot your body would heat up.
I think babies do shiver...
 

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Re: Shivering !!..what's that all about ?
« Reply #2 on: 15/05/2005 18:53:18 »
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Originally posted by realmswalker

Basically when you shiver your body starts working and warming up, just like if you ran around alot your body would heat up.
I think babies do shiver...



Thanks for the reply and I appreciate your answer...but I sincereley heard that babies don't shiver......I'm not disputing you just looking for the definitive answer...thanks buddy.

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Re: Shivering !!..what's that all about ?
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