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21 February 2007

Reducing perspiration

If you sweat more than most people, take heart. There are things you can do to reduce sweating and body odour. The American Mayo Clinic offers some suggestions.

If you sweat more than most people, take heart. There are things you can do to reduce sweating and body odour.

  • Bathe daily. This helps control the numbers of bacteria on your skin.
  • Wear natural fibre clothing, such as cotton, wool, and silk. These fabrics allow your skin to breathe.
  • Apply antiperspirant nightly to sweaty palms or the soles of your feet.
  • Try yoga, meditation or biofeedback. Learning how to relax can help you control the stress that triggers perspiration.
  • If certain foods cause you to sweat more than usual, change your diet.


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