Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
How does sweat regulate body temperature?
December 30, 2010 1:45AM
When we get heated we sweat. The sweat will then evaporate off the skin and has a cooling effect on our body. If one is going to be in a situation with high temperatures, sweating because of vigorous activity, or if one has a fever; it is wise to drink plenty of fluids. Fluids keep the body from dehydrating and overheating. That is why professional athletes drink plenty of Gatorade.