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  • PD: Sweat it Out to Reduce Fluid Overload

    In a small study, 4 people on PD used a portable sauna bath daily for 10 days, at 30 minutes a day and a temperature of 45°C. Most (51) of the 54 sauna sessions were well-tolerated; two people reported dizziness and one person with advanced diabetic neuropathy received a second degree skin burn. Body water loss and blood pressure improved significantly from the control period. Larger studies are needed.

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    Tags: Diaphoresis, Fluid Overload, Sauna Bath, Sweat