How Does Sweating Occur?

It is normal for your body to produce sweat at times, especially in hot weather. Sweating allows you to stay cool and provides protection against the sun’s UV rays. It also works as a way of removing excess fluid from your skin. However, when excessive sweating occurs this can be uncomfortable and result in serious health problems such as:

Skin irritation or inflammation caused by restricted movement of water into and out of the hair follicles (hyperhidrosis)

Discomfort with clothing constricting movements (chafing) through wet clothes which cause painful red and swollen areas on your skin (pruritus ani) if left untreated, itching may lead to physical disturbances including dermatitis atopic dermatitis eczema urticaria contact dermatitis erythema multiforme

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