Sweat is Essentially Blood

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Sweat is Essentially Blood

Postby vivian maxine on July 27th, 2016, 11:12 am 

Considering what is going on around the country this season, this might be an interesting bit to read. This is Delancey Place's excerpt from a book by Mary Roach: Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War. The part quoted speaks of how we perspire and its effects on our bodies.

https://mail.google.com/mail/#inbox/1562b518e9130d51

I am not sure this URL will work as it comes from my mail. I will test it. If not, there is another way.

P.S. Worked fine for me.
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Re: Sweat is Essentially Blood

Postby TheVat on July 27th, 2016, 11:57 am 

Those who do not have a Gmail account can't access the link.

I like Roach's books, have read most of them, learned loads.
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Re: Sweat is Essentially Blood

Postby vivian maxine on July 27th, 2016, 12:04 pm 

Braininvat » July 27th, 2016, 10:57 am wrote:Those who do not have a Gmail account can't access the link.

I like Roach's books, have read most of them, learned loads.


Oh. All right. I'll go into Delancey Place web site and see if i can find it. Thanks for telling me.

Edit: Here we are, staight out of Delancey Place. I hope this works.

http://www.delanceyplace.com/view-searc ... s.php?3122
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Re: Sweat is Essentially Blood

Postby bangstrom on July 31st, 2016, 1:48 am 

vivian maxine » July 27th, 2016, 11:04 am wrote: Here we are, staight out of Delancey Place. I hope this works.


It worked for me and I don't have G-mail.

Not a pleasant thought but sweat is filtered blood. More like urine than blood. In a dry climate sweat cools by evaporation but in a humid climate sweat cools by offloading warm fluids through your skin soaking your clothing and the general environment. The latter method is not very efficient.
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