Hypothermia is a reaction that the body of a person in consequence of cooling reduces the threshold for maintaining metabolism and other body functions. The condition can cause the thyroid gland produces less and less metabolic hormones. The following by giving a lowered metabolism, a decrease in body temperature. In 2009 the several civilians who chose to remain on the planet Eden in the hope of better survival than on Destiny died of hypothermia by the extreme winter. (SGU: "Visitation")

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