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Die from hypothermia (cold)
Die from hyperthermia (heat)
Crazy cold, numb, warmth, sleep, death.
I can't argue with logic like this. Genius!
that is what I have always said.
actualy freezing to death is one of the most painful ways to die. If i was in a burning building i would die from the smoke faster then the actual fire. If for some reason i was tied up and being burned its still way more likely the smoke would kill me.
you wouldnt feel anything. you'd be numb.
Feeling of euphoria actually
Your face would peel.
Your face would burn
No it wouldn't, if you were just going to die from heat, not direct exposure, your would just die, you wouldn't peel away...
The whole freezing experience is described here: catdir.loc.gov/catdir/sam...37553.html
Hyperthermia involves your cells physically breaking down - instead of just ceasing to function.
It never says you actually freeze - just that you die of hypothermia, which is purely to do with the cells.
I can't stand the feeling of being too hot. I'd rather die of hypothermia any day.
I can't stand weather over 80 degrees :D
I don't think people are educated in this. When you're brain reaches a certain temperature, it shuts down, however, when you go below freezing your body does some ahem unpleasant things to keep you alive
I agree with atfinals. When you freeze, you just fall asleep and don't wake up.
Ummm.... Something tells me you live in Florida... .-.
You die. You don't just fall asleep. You die. Even if not always the case the question specifically says DEATH by hypothermia.
They say just before you freeze to death you feel warm.
I've lost consciousness from the cold before. I was in extreme pain and discomfort long before it happened. Heat injuries, however, can occur at temperatures which are still somewhat comfortable.
Ill be nice and cozy untill death
Nope. You will sweat uncontrollably. Imagine sleeping in a room that's 53 degrees. Yeah, you catch my drift?
it's the other way around actually, if you freeze to death you will get warm eventually then fall asleep and die
I sleep in a room thats 69 degrees?
53 degrees celsius, so about 127 degrees fahrenheit
i will make sure i get frozen looking awesome. like with a thumbs up or something. i don't know.
I would freeze with my pants down looking over my sholder smiling a cheesy smile and a middle finger.
To die from heat you need to reach internal body temperature of about 42 °C and I've been pretty damn close so I know what it's like. I've never experienced hypothermia though and, I guess out of fear of the unknown, I chose hyperpyrexia.
Just go to sleep. Pretty sure you couldn't fall asleep with that kind of heat
i kinda want to freeze to death now...
if you died from hypothermia then you would have to go through losing fingers and toes first. DUMB ASSES
You'd die before you lost your fingers, and before you die you get a sense of comfort and warmth and just fall asleep. dumbass
You only lose appendages from frostbite once they thaw out.
That's frostbite and you don't get it in 1 day even
It's not burning to death. Hyperthermia is more like being stranded in the desert and your core temp getting to high. You would suffer from extreme fever.
The people on Titanic froze to death. The water they were forced to be in was about 3°C.In the middle of the night. Imagine yourself in that situation. You woke up by a loud noise. After a while you decide to get up, there is water on the floor. You can't get up to boat deck because first class need to be in the lifeboats first. When you can go up it's too late. Not enough room in the lifeboats and time is running out.
When you're freezing, you fall into a painless kind I deep sleep. When you die of heat, it's very painful
Difficulty in speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear; inability to use hands and stumbling is also usually present. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. Below 30 °C (86 °F), the exposed skin becomes blue and puffy, muscle coordination becomes very poor, walking becomes almost impossible, and the person exhibits incoherent/irrational behavior including terminal burrowing or even a stupor. Pulse and respiration rates decrease significantly, but fast heart rates (ventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation) can occur. Major organs fail. Clinical death occurs. Because of decreased cellular activity in stage 3 hypothermia, the body will actually take longer to undergo brain death.
Hypothermia would hurt to the point you would slowly, painfully die, feel all your organs eventually failing on you, go insane because of brain damage, yeah, I'd rather by from hyperthermia.
To die from the cold you would get frost bite and it would be very slow and agonizing at every move hyperthermia on the other hand you dehydrated in a day or so and pass out and don't wake up
I'd say you'll burn up from heat, which sounds way more painful than being cold.
i'm not sure where everyone's getting their info on hypothermia, but it's painful alright. any doctor worth their salt will tell you that.
i ask this to everyone :D but i think this kinda depends on how are you feeling at that moment,if hot - you want to be cold and if you are cold - you want to be hot i guess
Whats hyperthermia from heat? I thought it was called a fever
Dying from cold is actually pretty peaceful... you just get really cold then you start shaking then eventually just sleep
cold just gets you numb then you die peacefuly
Assuming i'd be thrown into a fire or getting hit with a blast of fire id rather that as it would be faster than going numb, losing fingers and toes and freezing
Burning is a horrible way to go. The way I imagine the hypothermia is going numb slowly, getting hallucinations, and eventually falling asleep as I shiver uncontrollably, which is something I'd take over being burned alive.
that would be burning alive which is one of the worst ways to die. i think ill go with hypothermia
I imagine hyperthermia to be like being boiled alive, whereas what you're talking about seems to me like something completely different.
Apparently there are a lot of people who have never experienced hypothermia. You do NOT go numb, and it excruciatingly painful, besides after about 10-12 minutes you go blind, how alone would you feel to die blind?
ohh you'll feel your organs failing on you alright
Excruciating pain and screaming FTW.
I woildnt be concious through most of it
Considering that being burned alive is the #1 most painful thing a human being can experience, I think I would rather have hypothermia.
Your organs would fail and you would pass out, dying peacefully in your sleep
Its funny that most people think that you just "feel numb" and "fall asleep" when you die from cold. In reality, it is extremely painful and you feel every minute up until death. When you die from heat, you actually do just fall asleep and die, its much more comfortable. Look it up.
Hypothermia is a much scarier way to die. It's painfully slow. I'd rather have my brain fried and then die then to slowly freeze as my body fights against it. Slowly cutting off circulation and then my organs slowly failing. It would suck...
You get numb when you freeze.
Why freeze if you can burn in style?
I'm just chillin
Heat,fever,sickness,vomit vs cold,colder,Antarctica and death.
Just before you die from hypothermia you feel like you are on fire so that's two deaths in one pretty much I would take just heat
i personally have been in both a burning building and went to the hospital with hypothermia... personally my death is in the hands of god but... if it was up to me... i rather die with the cold heartless world of ice
Hypothermia is too mainstream
hypothermia sounds kinda peaceful, actually.
Can still be unconsious when it happens
^^ doesn't feel the cold
It would be quite ironic for me to die of anything to do with the cold... I don't feel the cold :L
Cold is a state of mind
Well... Jack didn't complain.
Don't people know you get numb?
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