Generation Sweat: The Heat Is On

Generation Sweat: The Heat Is On

There is more at risk as we age and excessive overheating could ultimately speed along the process. For instance, inflammatory diseases (any disease that ends in “-itis”) is seen as excess heat in the body.

September 1, 2012 Common Ground

It’s summer in San Francisco, which means you are probably wearing earmuffs, a scarf, and three sweaters. Your body is contracting, your mood is a bit depressed, and you’re craving a hot chai latte, not watermelon. As soon as you reach your hot yoga class, your mood starts to shift.

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