What is sweat

What Makes Us Sweat?

 

Sweating is a process of thermoregulation – the body’s ability to regulate its temperature. However, the body can also produce sweat when we are stressed, emotional or anxious.

The triggers of sweating:1


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  • Heat / temperature
  • Exercise
  • Emotions (e.g. stress, anxiety)
  • Hormonal changes
  • Food
  • Infection
  • Pheromones, the body’s chemical ‘signals’
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