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Are deodorants, antiperspirants safe to use? Here’s what you should know

Antiperspirants and deodorants contain a number of ingredients to help people feel fresh, cool and smelling good. Antiperspirants have the added benefit of minimising sweating. Aluminium salts are the active ingredient in antiperspirants. They work to reduce the flow of sweat from the sweat gland to the skin surface. But if health y block the […]

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Heart attack: Here’s a surprising early warning sign to watch out for

Sweating profusely could be an early sign of a heart attack, especially if the patient isn’t exercising or being active. Pumping blood through the body becomes more difficult when the heart becomes weaker, so the body uses more energy to deliver the blood supply. To cool itself down after the assertion, the body may sweat […]

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Marathon runners, here’s how you can avoid dehydration and over-hydration

Running creates excess heat. This leads to sweating, a coping mechanism of the body to cool down. The blood fluid becomes thicker as a result of the decline in fluid content in the body. Greater force is required to pump blood through the veins. This overloads the heart eventually leading to a heart attack. “When […]

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