Sweating can also help remove harmful toxins from your body, increase your metabolic rate and improve the health of your skin.
“Sweating, especially when you’re exercising, is a beneficial process,” Dr. Nguyen says.
Not only does perspiring act as a temperature regulator, it can also be a barometer of your health.
“If sweating profusely is a newer symptom, something has triggered it,” Dr. Nguyen says. “Be sure to talk to your physician to determine why it may be happening.”
Here are some of the things sweating can tell you about yourself and your health: