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Why, when cold, do we pee a lot?

is it a defensive mechanism? what causes the body to react this way?

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Your metabolism increases dramatically in order to maintain your core body temperature. So as the metabolism increases, so does the amount of waste product.

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ooh thank you. so it is a defensive mechanism. :)
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No, it is a by-product of a defense mechanism - not the defense mechanism itself.
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