7 Health Benefits of Sweating

SeributawaNews - Although sweating is often associated with something that is dirty, but actually sweating is healthy. Moreover, the sweat itself is basically odorless. He will be a problem if it mixes with bacteria that accumulate in the skin of the armpit. Listen to 7 healthy benefits of these sweat.

1. Cool the body
Sweating is the body's natural mechanism to regulate the temperature increases as we move or heat. "The sweat that comes out will help the body get rid of heat, so we will not be hot," said Adam Friedman, dermatology and cosmetic surgeon from Montefiore Medical Center, USA.

Because of the importance of the function of sweat, so if we can not sweat would endanger lives. "There is a condition called ectodermal dysplasia, which makes a person can not sweat," said Joel Schlessinger, a dermatologist.

People who suffer from ectodermal dysplasia conditions as they will be prohibited from exercising that heat can be bad for the heart and other body functions. So, thanks to sweating.

2. Brighten the face
The sweat streaming down his face, not only cools the body but also have an effect on facial skin clean. According to Schlesinger, the sweat on the face will reduce the dirt that clog pores. It will also prevent acne.

You can also do a "fake sport" to trigger sweating by heating the face. The trick, hold your face to steam for three minutes. "Evaporate the face is one way to clean skin. Afterwards do not forget to clean your face with perspiration that is not removed can cause clogged pores anymore," he said.

3. Healthy circulation
When we sweat, rapid heartbeat and circulation will be increased, especially around the skin. "Basic sweat glands located in the lower layers of skin that are located very close to the small blood vessels," said Kara Rogers, editor of biomedical Encylopaedia Britannica.

He added, when the sweat glands dilate, blood flow to the skin will increase so that the spur of the circulatory system.

4. Against infection
Sweating was very effective against the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus which is resistant to antibiotics. Besides sweating will also be reduced harmful bacteria and fungi on the skin.

According to Friedman, in the sweat fluid contained nitrite, which is converted into nitric acid when it reaches the skin surface, a gas containing antibacterial and antifungal. "Sweat also contains a natural antibiotic called Dermicidin that can kill bacteria," he said.

5. Disposing of poison
Research shows sweat contains various components, including toxic metal in small quantities. Because of that sweating is often referred to as detoksikan. With the number to 5 million sweat glands in human skin, do not be surprised if the sweating is a mechanism for removing toxins from the body.

"Toxins are discharged through sweat is usually a toxin that is far below the skin. They went out through the pores along with dust and oil are trapped. The cleaning process will enhance the immune system and helps the body fight the flu," said Rogers.

6. Cure
Do you know why we sweat during a fever? Sweating is a way to awaken the body's immune system to fight pathogens that make us sick. "Expenditure sweat is a way the body heal itself," said Christian Nix, a traditional Chinese medicine.

The same mechanism occurs when you exercise or in hot places. In addition to stimulating metabolism to maintain body weight, because the body will burn more calories but also this will stimulate the immune system.

7. Reduce asthma
If the sweat out of your body after exercising so much, then you suffer from asthma risk is lower. Thus the conclusion of research by a team from the University of Michigan.

Although not yet completely clear link between sweat and asthma, but researchers said the setting of sweat in the body are also associated with setting the amount of water released through the respiratory tract. In other words, people who rarely sweating generally have drier airways making it more prone to suffer from asthma. (dechacare)


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