Sweating and Odor
Sweating and odor go hand in hand and nobody is a fan of either of them. Sweating problems can cause body odor but there are ways to prevent and treat these issues. In this section you'll find great articles about sweating and odor.
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Sweating may seem kind of gross, but without it, our bodies wouldn't be able to cool themselves down in the heat. What causes excessive sweating and is it something to be concerned about?
By Debra Ronca
Sweat bumps have several different names, but one thing in common: They can be pretty annoying. While they may not require a trip to the doctor's office, anything that makes you sweat, like jogging or gardening, can put you at risk for sweat bumps.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common inherited disease in the United States and usually develops during the first year of life. Early detection is possible, thanks to a fairly simple and inexpensive test that measures the sodium and chloride in sweat.
You're sitting in a conference room and soon, your manager will call on you to give a presentation. Your heart is pounding, and all you can think about is the spreading wetness under your arms. Why does a stressful situation result in perspiration?
Hot wings leave you dripping, and your chili soaks your shirt. You know that eating makes you sweat, but what causes this unusual problem?
Baby powder, despite its name, isn't just for the tiny humans among us. What is the white stuff made of? And does it really work against perspiration and the odor that comes with it?
Did you know that 1 percent of Americans sweat excessively while going about their daily lives? There's even talk that Botox can stop this excessive sweating, so let's find out if it's true.
Some people believe that perspiration is a secret weapon for keeping our skin looking its best; others think it aggravates conditions like acne and eczema. Could both theories be correct?
The more we learn about the so-called toxins housed in our bodies, the more the concept of "sweating them out" sounds like a good idea. But can that hot yoga class really give your system a fresh start?