The effects of low thyroid and low body temperature can be devastating, for every one degree decrease in body temperature the basal metabolic rate decreases by approximately 6%. It is not uncommon for a person to have an average temperature that is two to four degrees below normal, this correlates to a 12%-24% reduction in overall metabolism. No wonder these people feel fat, tired, depressed and confused about what and when to eat.
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