October 27, 2021

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Why do Fevers get Worse at Night?

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Why do Fevers get Worse at Night?

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If you’ve ever noticed that being sick often sucks more at night, that wasn’t your imagination. Fevers do often rise at night! Why do our bodies do that? Is there a reason we have to suffer more?

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