Why You're Stress-Sweating & How To Stop It

Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.
Sweat is perfectly acceptable on a 90-degree day in New Orleans or while setting a personal record for burpees — not so much in a climate-controlled conference room during the morning meeting. And before you can battle this unwelcome perspiration, you need to know that not all sweat is created equal. Heat, activity, and stress are the main causes of swampy pits, but the sweat caused by anxiety has a unique source and requires its own set of coping strategies. But don't stress out about it — click ahead to find out why it happens and how you can stop it.


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Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.