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Sweat: The Natural Coolant

Sweat is a clear, watery substance produced by the sweat glands in the body of mammals. Sweat chemically contains water along with certain salts such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and other trace elements along with odorants 2-methylphenol (o-cresol) and 4-methylphenol (p-cresol), as well as a small amount of urea.

The act of sweating is associated with thermoregulation or homeostasis. Evaporation of the sweat off the body surface gives a cool feeling to the skin. This is because the latent heat of evaporation of water is high and the sweat takes up this heat from the body thereby, cooling it. This is helpful in bringing the body temperature back to normal in summers and after a session of vigorous exercise. Sweating is controlled by the hypothalamus in the brain which is associated with the thermosensitive neurons. This centre works in association with the thermal receptors present on the skin. A higher temperature brings the set point for sweating down and the person starts perspiring which in turn brings the body temperature down. Sweating is thus controlled by a feedback mechanism maintained by the hypothalamus in the brain.

Sweating is increased when a person is nervous or anxious and is decreased during the cold weather. When a person moves from a warm to a cooler climate or vice versa, he elicits an adaptive change in the sweating process. This adaptive change will help an individual to survive in the extreme cases of environment and is termed as acclimatisation wherein, the maximum rate of sweating increases and its solute composition decrease.