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Heart Rate and cold immersion

Postby giblets » Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:56 am

Why does your heart rate decrease when you are immersed for a while in cold water?
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:11 pm

hypotermia - blood redirected from limbs to major organs - the body tries to save as much heat as possible. I see it as a natural consequence that heart rate will slow down, since blood must reach less territory. not sure if any of this makes sense, it is very late..
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