Researchers have found that a sudden excessive increase in heart rate and elevated body temperature and can lead to restricted blood flow to the fetus, thus leading to a greater risk of miscarriage.
In a recent study at Oxford, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, scientists found that compared with non-use, use of a hot tub or whirlpool bath after conception was associated with a twofold increased risk of miscarriage. By safely raising the core body temperature of the mother, shocking the immune system can cause a rejection of the fetus and a natural miscarriage.
Just 10 to 20 minutes in a hot tub can achieve a body temperature of 102 degrees, producing fever-like conditions and an immune system response by dramatically increasing body temperature and heart rate. Exercises such as spinning or those that cause bouncing like running or certain types of aerobic classes, martial arts or aggressive tennis can help to stress the body and provoke a miscarriage.
Take as many hot (as hot as you can manage) baths as you can throughout the day, and exercise in extremely hot environments can be useful, such as Bikram yoga or saunas and steam lodges. Use your visualization and reflexology techniques in these environments to further ensure success.
There are several more natural ways you can increase your body temperature:
Eating foods that raise body temperature:
- Sip on hot drinks or soup. You can drink coffee or hot milk—anything liquid that is warm can help you increase your body temperature. The heat of your chosen liquid will increase the temperature throughout your body for a short period of time.
- Add cayenne pepper to your meal. This spice can increase your body temperature rapidly. It contains a chemical known as capsaicin, which acts on your digestive system. Capsaicin is a strong substance that can dramatically increase body temperature.
- Chew on fresh ginger. It can be eaten raw. When you eat ginger, the effect happens almost instantly–you will feel heat building up within your body. Ginger contains a substance known as gingerol which can cause your blood vessels to get smaller, leading to increased body heat
Perform more strenuous exercise
- Working out can increase your body temperature, though you must careful as well because once you break a sweat, your body will cool off again. Regular exercise can help you speed up your metabolism, which can then increase your overall body temperature. Try to get exercise every morning; increasing your metabolism early in the day will help you sustain an increased basal metabolic rate for the rest of the day. That way, even if you are done working out, you can still sweat and increase your
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