RFF#119 – Fever causes your digestive enzymes to unfold

The main reason why you can’t keep food down when you’re sick is because a higher body temperature inactivates the stomach’s enzymes that are required to digest food.

I learned about this fact from: Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)

 

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