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Sweat Block is a seasoned expert on sweat, why it happens, and how to stop it when it gets out of hand. Primarily covering topics around hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating and nervous sweating.

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How To Make Natural Deodorant

If you’re concerned about the type of chemicals you put on your skin, natural deodorant might be a good option. It’s not simply deodorant made with all-natural ingredients. It works to eliminate body odor but doesn’t include chemicals normally found in store-bought deodorants such as parabens, triclosan, and formaldehyde. Before you transition to an all-natural […]


What Causes Cold Sweats?

It sounds like an oxymoron, but breaking out in a case of the cold sweats is a real problem for many people. While normal sweating is part of the body’s normal cooling response, breaking out in a cold sweat is usually due to sudden fear or stress, which kicks in your body’s “fight-or-flight” stress response. […]

Glycopyrrolate and Oxybutynin: Pros and Cons of Two Popular Hyperhidrosis Medications

Glycopyrrolate and oxybutynin belong to a class of medications known as anticholinergic drugs, which are often used to treat excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis. In a general sense, anticholinergic medications block the neurotransmitter acetylcholine within the peripheral and central nervous systems. Essentially, this means that they impede the ability of the sympathetic nerves to communicate with […]

What Causes Skin Pallor and Sweating?

Sometimes your skin can act as an early detection system–warning you that something within your body is wrong. Such can be the case with sudden, excessive sweating and pale, clammy skin. When both symptoms occur together, it’s wise to take them seriously and put some effort into determining the cause. 15 Conditions That May Be […]