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5 Home Workout Safety Tips for Men

Working out at home can be a lot more convenient than going to the gym. But especially if you tend to push your limits while exercising, it's vital to take a few extra steps to make sure you don't end up hurt. Here are five that can help.

10 Tips for Skinny Guys Getting Buff

You're not exactly getting sand kicked in your face but, then again, you've noticed that your build is slight compared to other guys. You'd like to bulk up. With hard work and these lifestyle changes, we can help you get there.

5 Tips on How to Get Big Arms

There's no secret to getting big arms. It takes motivation, discipline and the accumulated wisdom of others who had the same goal and reached it. So ignore the slick, late-night commercials that offer a miracle workout or supplement. We have the tried and true insights you and your guns need.

5 Tips on How to Get Bigger Calves

They may not be the sexiest part of the anatomy, but when toned and trained properly, your calves can still draw attention and boost overall leg power. With these simple guidelines you'll be effortlessly running up stairs in no time and looking good doing it.

What is diaphoresis?

In the '80s, a popular antiperspirant commercial advised viewers to "never let them see you sweat." But if you've ever been caught sweating bullets, that's diaphoresis -- profuse perspiration that can be uncomfortable and embarrassing.

Does folic acid help with body odor?

Sometimes you just can't help it. A grueling workout or a stressful job interview may make the sweat start to flow, but before considering a prescription antiperspirant, is it worth trying a vitamin like folic acid to help stifle the stink?

What medicines cause body odor?

Body odor can be a real pain, especially if you've tried everything in the book to ditch it. And if you're wondering what's causing your case of B.O., you might want to take a look in the medicine cabinet.

10 Things Women Should Know about Male Hormones

Ah, testosterone, the male hormone with the bad-boy reputation. But does it really cause aggression in men? Do women also secrete testosterone in their bodies? Find out what else women need to know about male hormones.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Explained

Individuals living with hidradenitis suppurativa experience a chronic skin condition characterized by abscesses, lesions, inflammation, blackheads and scarring. What causes this disease, and is there any way to treat it?

Understanding Sweat Rash

Those tiny bumps that may appear under your arm are called by many names, including prickly heat, heat rash, and even milaria. Fortunately, it's a pretty simple condition to treat. We'll tell you how.

Hyponatremia Explained

We've all heard about the dangers of dehydration. But, as if to prove the point that you can have too much of a good thing, it turns out it is not only is it possible to overdose on water, the ramifications of doing so can be fatal.

Underarm Odor Examined

It's a fact of puberty. Suddenly, you start to smell under the ol' armpits. What causes that, and what can you do treat it if deodorant isn't helping?

Understanding Infected Sweat Glands

Sweat is nature's way of preventing our bodies from overheating, and it is a fantastic mechanism. However, the sweat glands' ducts can be prone to clogging, causing infections. We'll look at some of the conditions that develop and how to treat them.

Skin Maceration Explained

Have you ever taken a bandage off a cut and the skin underneath was lighter and wrinkled, like you'd been in the bath too long? That's maceration, and in some cases, it can complicate healing.

5 Gym Bag Essentials for Men

Nobody likes to ask a stranger in a towel if he can bum a squirt of toothpaste in order to brush his teeth with his finger. Unless you go straight home after working out in a neighborhood gym, you'll want to pack some basic essentials in that gym bag of yours.

Understanding Apocrine Sweat Glands

When you take off that shirt after working or exercising outdoors, chances are you get a good whiff of heady body odor. You know this is caused by sweating, but why does it have to smell so bad? It's all due to your apocrine sweat glands.

How Hyperthermia Works

Hyperthermia is a symptom of your body overheating. But unlike a fever, which is protection against infection, hyperthermia is an uncontrolled rise in temperature. What causes it? Can it actually be helpful?

Sweating While Sleeping

With 2 to 4 million sweat glands in the human body, it's accepted that there's a time and a place to sweat. But while most people expect to walk out of the gym dripping with perspiration, it's weird to wake up feeling that way.

Which works best: roll-on, stick or spray deodorant?

Deodorant use has been traced back to the ancient Sumerians who also developed the world's first written language. They knew what was important. But when you're looking at today's grocery aisle full of options, what should you reach for?

Understanding Eccrine Sweat Glands

When you sweat, you feel it on your forehead, hands or maybe your feet. But did you know that there are millions of eccrine sweat glands all over your body? They help to regulate your body temperature and sometimes cause health concerns.

When do you need a clinical deodorant?

Usually, a couple swipes of deodorant is all you need to be confident that when you walk into a room, other people won't start walking out. But for some people, a couple swipes -- and a couple more, and a couple more -- just isn't enough.

Why do I sweat so much on my face?

Sweating helps keep your body from overheating, but why does your face get so much sweatier than everywhere else when it gets hot or when you exercise? It turns out that the answer was there before you were born.

Does sweating cause acne on my body and face?

Does your morning jog cause your face to break out in pimples? If so, you're not alone. Why do workouts lead to breakouts, and what can you do to stop the cycle?

Understanding Overactive Sweat Glands

If you're human, you sweat. It's one of those facts of life that most of us fight on a daily basis, even though we couldn't do without it. But for some people, sweat is more than a nuisance.

5 Essential Personal Hygiene Products

Looking to downsize your overstuffed bathroom drawers and medicine cabinets? There's a way to do that and shrink your receipts at the same time -- don't pay any more attention to (or money on) unnecessary products. You only need a few.