On average we sweat about 1
Most people are concerned about armpit sweat, but this accounts for only 1% of our body’s perspiration.
Women have more eccrine sweat glands than men, but men’s eccrine glands are more active, so men actually sweat or have more hot flushes overall.
Other factors such as eating hot or spicy food, wearing clothes made out of synthetic materials, and carrying excess body weight can cause us to sweat more. In general, our bodies adapt to produce more sweat when we really need it.
Some people sweat excessively or experience hot flushes, day and night. But only 1% of people who experience excessive sweating also have a medical condition known as hyperhidrosis.
If you’re worried about sweating too much, speak to your doctor or professional medical adviser.
If you’re sweating a lot and want to know how to stop excessive sweating, see how Rexona can help.