SWEATING : ITS SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPACTS

Through a variety of reasons, every person sweats on daily basis. Ranging from a hot summer day to a highly productive workout session involving cardio or muscle training, to sweating when you are sick or in sauna, sweating is a natural reaction of our body to suit with existing environments conditions. While the masses hold the perception that sweating only happens in order to regulate our body’s temperature, they might be surprised that it is quite otherwise. Certainly sweating helps in cooling down our body temperature, there are a host of other things that occur in our body along with this phenomenon. One of the major consequences is: body odour, which people find extremely awkward and is considered highly unacceptable within our society. However, it is to be acknowledged that a myriad of other things happen along with mere body temperature regulation and body odour.

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These are some of the positive ways in which our body reacts due to sweating. They are discussed below:-

#1 SWEATING IS A DETOXIFIER

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Apart from the excretory processes of our body to get rid of useless substances from our body, sweating is another way through which our body cleans up. Sweating is highly beneficial in the way that it helps in detoxifying our body. It helps in getting rid of toxins and metals from our body. A study has shown that sweating plays a significant role in getting rid of metals like cadmium, mercury and arsenic as well.

So, make sure to get a good sweat to get rid of any extra gunk from your body!

#2 GET A CLEARER SKIN

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Sweating may help us get a clearer skin that we have always wanted and desired. This os evident through the fact that sweating aids in opening up our pores, that may have trapped up any dirt or pollutants that may cause bacteria to grow on our skin and cause a range of issues, such as acne or even allergies. Sweating, hence, helps in flushing out any potential skin-irritants that may be harmful for our skin.

So, get that clear and smooth skin you have always dreamed of by breaking a sweat!

#3 HEART HEALTH

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Surprisingly, sweating plays an important role in maintaining our heart health. This is credited to the fact that as our body heats up, sweating helps our body to cool down and our heart is made to pump blood to the different organs within our body, making our heart break a sweat and aiding it to stay active and keep working.

As a result, sweating ensures our heart’s health and happiness and ours too!

#4 HEALTHY HAIR

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Sweating has been proven in improving our hair quality similar to the way it helps our skin. It opens up pores on our scalp, allowing our hair to breath and get the circulation it so needs. However it needs to pointed out that while sweating is good for your hair health, it also leads to excessive build up and dryness on the scalp surface. Hence, it is necessary for us to wash our hair frequently after sweating so as to maintain the hair’s health and wellness!

In conclusion, sweating is an essential function of our body and can provide us innumerable effects that are highly beneficial to us in a variety of ways!