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How do saunas help remove toxins from the body?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)
Saunas do more than just help you relax; they help clear toxins from your body. It's done not only through the predictable means—the sweat—but because the forced constriction and dilation of blood vessels that happens when you go into and out of the heat releases the chemical nitric oxide.
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