Human fingerprint. The smaller circles within the epidermal ridges are sweat gland ducts.   SEM X35  | Richard Kessel photo, visuals unlimited

Human fingerprint. The smaller circles within the epidermal ridges are sweat gland ducts. SEM X35 | Richard Kessel photo, visuals unlimited

Warthogs bathe in mud to cool down, it is debated whether they do this due to a lack of sweat glands or they simply never evolved functional sweat glands because they could instead wallow in mud.

Warthogs bathe in mud to cool down, it is debated whether they do this due to a lack of sweat glands or they simply never evolved functional sweat glands because they could instead wallow in mud.

An up close look at fingerprints and sweat glands | The Kid Should See This

An up close look at fingerprints and sweat glands | The Kid Should See This

Microwaves that kill sweat glands, plus three other dermatologist-recommended treatments

Microwaves that kill sweat glands, plus three other dermatologist-recommended treatments

Cystic Fibrosis    *Note: Those with cystic fibrosis have skin that “taste salty” *(caused by excessive secretions from sweat glands)

Cystic Fibrosis *Note: Those with cystic fibrosis have skin that “taste salty” *(caused by excessive secretions from sweat glands)

Yoga For Your Feet: Our feet are pretty amazing. They account for 25% of the bones in our body  and have over 250,000 sweat glands.  They take us where we need to go and  give us mobility and freedom of movement. The feet are among the first  indicators of disease. For instance, ailments like nerve and circulatory  disorders as well as diabetes and arthritis tend to show the first symptoms  at the feet. They may become numb or have a tingling sensation.

Yoga for Your Feet

Yoga For Your Feet: Our feet are pretty amazing. They account for 25% of the bones in our body and have over 250,000 sweat glands. They take us where we need to go and give us mobility and freedom of movement. The feet are among the first indicators of disease. For instance, ailments like nerve and circulatory disorders as well as diabetes and arthritis tend to show the first symptoms at the feet. They may become numb or have a tingling sensation.

Anyone who thinks summer is the best season probably doesn’t have any sweat glands.

The Best Fall Destinations Throughout the U.S.

Anyone who thinks summer is the best season probably doesn’t have any sweat glands.

For a better understanding of what cellulite is exactly, let’s start this explanation with a review of skin’s anatomy. The outer layer of the skin is called epidemis. Just below it, there is the dermis, which is rich in hair follicles, sweat glands, blood vessels, connective tissues and nervous receptors. The next layer of tissue...Read More »

Get rid of cellulite correctly with marshmallows

For a better understanding of what cellulite is exactly, let’s start this explanation with a review of skin’s anatomy. The outer layer of the skin is called epidemis. Just below it, there is the dermis, which is rich in hair follicles, sweat glands, blood vessels, connective tissues and nervous receptors. The next layer of tissue...Read More »

The Yak are mainly domesticated bovines that  live in the Himalaya at altitudes as extreme as 6,000 m.  They are adapted for such high lives – the combination of a dense, furry undercoat and a long, shaggy overcoat keeps out the bitter mountain chill; their limited sweat glands conserve heat; and their large lungs, together w/ a particularly high red-blood-cell count, retain oxygen. Other enthusiasts for elevation? The snow leopard, the vicuña, (the wild ancestor of the alpaca)

The Yak are mainly domesticated bovines that live in the Himalaya at altitudes as extreme as 6,000 m. They are adapted for such high lives – the combination of a dense, furry undercoat and a long, shaggy overcoat keeps out the bitter mountain chill; their limited sweat glands conserve heat; and their large lungs, together w/ a particularly high red-blood-cell count, retain oxygen. Other enthusiasts for elevation? The snow leopard, the vicuña, (the wild ancestor of the alpaca)

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