Hypothermia can set in quickly if you’re not careful in this bitter cold
Local health experts said the cold weather can cause your body to lose heat faster than it can produce it. “Hypothermia and cold temperatures go parallel and there is definitely some danger associated with them,” said Dr. Ambica Sandhir, an ER Physician at St. Luke’s Health-Patients Medical Center. The cold weather also poses a threat to pets. The Mayo Clinic recommends gently moving the person indoors if possible without making any jarring movements which could cause heart issues. The Mayo Clinic also lists the risk factors that make people more susceptible to hypothermia.