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Can A Diet Clean Out Toxins In The Body? by Eliza Barclay for NPR

 

Heat, A Major Killer National Weather Service, Office of Climate, Water and Weather Services

 

Epidemiology of Hospitalizations and Deaths from Heat Illness in Soldiers, Robert Carter III, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Jeffrey O. Williams, Margaret A. Kolka, Lou A. Stephenson, Michael N. Sawka, Paul J. Amoroso, Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37(8):1338-1344.

 

You Sweat, but Toxins Likely Stay by Chris Woolston, LA Times

 

Long Term Effects of Heat Related Illnesses by Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Washington DC

 

Sweating and Body Odor by The Mayo Clinic staff

 

How Many Organs Does a Human Being Have? by The American Association of Anatomists

 

The Dubious Practice of Detox by Harvard Medical School Health Papers

 

Do You Really Need to Detox Your Colon? by Consumer Reports

 

What's in Pee? Urine Composition Study Reveals More Than 3,000 Chemical Compounds by Huffington Post

 

Changes in bone mineral content in male athletes. Mechanisms of action and intervention effects by Klesges RC, Ward KD, Shelton ML, Applegate WB, Cantler ED, Palmieri GM, Harmon K, Davis J.

 

Daily Fluid Turnover During Preseason Training in US College Football by Stofan JR, Osterberg KL, Horswill CA, Lacambra M, Eichner ER, Anderson SA, Murray R

 

Dehydration in Sport: Why it is Vital an Athlete Maintains Hydration Levels During Exercise by Carolyn Wright

 

Toxicology Curriculum for Communities Trainers Manual, Module 2 by Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control 

 

Chill Pill: Taking the Guesswork Out of Preventing Heat Stroke by The HEAT Institute, West Chester University, Pennsylvania

 

A Common Symptom of Heat Illness: Denial by Tara Parker-Pope, for The NY Times

 

Light on Life an excerpt by B. K. S. Iyengar (Prevention Magazine)

 

Smart Exercise, chapter: "Myth About Sweating" by Covert Bailey

 

Exertional Heat Illness During Training and Competition  ACSM position statement, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2007

 

Flush Those Toxins? Eh, Not So Fast. by Abby Ellin, NY Times

 

Snake Oil Science: Detoxification Therapies, by The Skeptic's Dictionary

 

Detox Science or Sales Pitch? by Australian Family Physician publication The Respiratory Tract

 

“Hot” Yoga: Physiological Concerns while Exercising in the Heat by Leslie S. Funk

 

Sweating Out Your Toxins by Dr. Jeffrey Benabio, MD, FAAD

Temperature, an exerpt from Ashtanga Yoga, Theory and Practice by Gregor Maehle

 

Yoga Gets Hotter (Like 110 Degrees) Or the Sweat Obsession and the Detox Myth by Yogadork.com 


Antiperspirants and Breast Cancer Risk
by The American Cancer Society

 

Heat Therapy by The American Cancer Society

 

Lessons From Exercising in the Heat by Gretchen Reynolds, NY Times

 

The Korey Stringer Institute at University of Connecticut  (provides first rate information, resources, assistance and advocacy for the prevention of sudden death in sport, especially as it relates to exertional heat stroke.)

 

Myths & Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer Interview with Dr. Douglas Casa of the Korey Stringer Institute on NPR

 

Sweatology by Abigail Zuger, NY Times

 

Heat: A Major Killer by National Weather Service

 

The Dangers & Delusions of Sweating to Detox by Kathleen Summers

 

How Humidity Causes Joint Pain by Denise Wang, Live Strong.org


Seane Corn Detox Flow Yoga DVD by Seane Corn

 

Playing with Fire, Cultivating Tapas by Shiva Rea, Yoga Journal, May/June 2001

 

Understanding Heat Related Illness - Symptoms

 

Additional Resources
Is Cleansing the New Bulimia? by Carmel Hagen, Elephant Journal
Hot or Not?  Untangling Fact from Fiction in Hot Yoga.  by Michael Taylor for Mind Body Green
Hell Bent, Obsession, Pain, and the Search Like Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga by Benjamin Lorr
Burn More Calories in Cold Than Heat
  Dr. Oz TV Show featuring Tim Ferriss, Author of The 4-Hour Body
Study Suggests Hand Washing Cleanses The Mind  Interview on NPR with study author, Spike W.S. Lee, May 7, 2010