A low body temperature indicates either exposure to cold weather or a decrease in the body's metabolic rate. It can also indicate both. Left unchecked, it may progress to hypothermia, a potentially life-threatening condi... More »

Excluding exposure to cold and hypothermia, there are several conditions that can cause low body temperature such as hypothyroidism, diabetes and shock, states WebMD. Alcohol or drug use, infections in newborns or the el... More »

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The normal body temperature for adults is between 97.6 and 99.6 degrees Fahrenheit, so anything below 97.6 degrees is considered low, according to WebMD. Since hormones play a significant role in body temperatures, what ... More »

Prolonged exposure to a cold environment, such as water or weather, is the most common cause of low body temperature, known as hypothermia, Mayo Clinic states. Medications and health conditions, such as anorexia nervosa,... More »

Low levels of sodium in the blood, a condition known as hyponatremia, may be an indicator that the body is retaining rather than excreting excess water; this may be the result of an overproduction of the anti-diuretic ho... More »

Excluding exposure to cold and hypothermia, there are several conditions that can cause low body temperature such as hypothyroidism, diabetes and shock, states WebMD. Alcohol or drug use, infections in newborns or the el... More »

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Low blood pressure can occur with pregnancy, the use of certain medications or a decrease in blood volume, according to the American Heart Association. However, as long as the symptoms are not bothersome, low blood press... More »

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