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September 25th 2014

Heat Stress and the Immune Response

by Mary Boudreau Conover BSNed

Welcome to part 2 of STRESS. In part 1 we covered prolonged excessive exertional stress and psychological stress. Both heat stress and intense exercise reduce blood flow to the intestines in order to provide the skin with an increased perfusion of blood for heat dissipation. Read on…