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Why do I sweat so much?

Sweating is usually our body’s way of stopping us from overheating. But if excess sweating is a problem for you, there’s help.
Water can remove four times as much heat as the equivalent mass of air. Gabriela Pinto/Flickr

Want to keep cool on hot summer days? Here’s how

Are neck, hand or forearm cooling, ice-cube sucking or cold showers effective ways to lose heat on those dog days of summer? Can sports clothing keep you cool by wicking away sweat? When the heat is on…

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