When the body’s temperature falls below normal due to environmental conditions or medical conditions such as shock/sepsis, hypothermia can occur. Warming techniques are usually used to treat hypothermia, including blankets and warm-water bottles. With hyperthermia, physicians may take a more aggressive approach. They might administer drugs and/or provide support care over time.
It is important to understand the pathophysiology and regulation of body temperature, since ineffective treatment could have severe consequences. By being aware both hyperthermia & hypothermia symptoms one can better prepare any potential challenges ahead thereby allowing them tackle them effectively moving forward.