Neurology

Neurologic aspects of sweating and its disorders

Thermoregulation is critical to the survival of all mammalian species. Through sweating, humans are able to dissipate heat generated during physical activity and increased environmental temperature. There are 2 types of sweating, thermoregulatory and emotional, which are differentially triggered and regulated in the CNS through sympathetic outputs, and affect different populations of sweat glands.

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