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When is heavy sweating a problem?

On call Q. Iíve noticed recently that I sweat excessively, regardless of the temperature. Should I be concerned? A. Your genes can determine whether you sweat a lot, but a sudden change in your regular sweating may suggest an underlying condition. Sweating is regulated by your nervous system and can be triggered by a number of causes. The primary signal for perspiration originates in the brain in response to a…

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