How Does Sweat Cool You down?

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Sweating cools you down by reducing the heat from your skin. When you sweat, the sweat needs heat to evaporate. It gets this heat from under the skin. So when it evaporates, it takes the heat with it. This heat is usually taken from the body and that is how you cool down.
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