Sweat Not Necessarily Healthy

In the old days, there was a jargon, sweating is healthy. Until now, many people still believe it. In fact, the jargon came from temperate countries, and it was in the winter. At that time, people were forced to sweat and diligently exercise to be healthier and not cold.

However, in tropical countries, without any exercise, the body is sweating. In a state of sweating, the body feels uncomfortable, even sickened.

One of the diseases that can come as a result of sweating too much is pneumonia. Pneumonia, nowadays, is so popular because it often appears as a complication of causes of death in people with bird flu. Pneumonia also trigger complications and causes of death from measles and influenza, especially in children.

The occurrence of pneumonia as a complication and the cause of death of other diseases can be prevented if the body isn't disturbed in running one of the important tasks.

The important task is a work that commonly performed by cells that line the inside of the respiratory tract. Each cell has approximately 200 cilia and discharges dilute liquid at the surface. The cilia move on a regular basis 10 to 20 times per second without stopping, and sweep fluid with a speed of one centimeter per minute to the throat and then unwittingly swallowed.

Normally, dust, bacteria, smoke, and the likes will be attached to the liquid then wiped clean from the respiratory tract. In addition, the fluid also keep the airway always wet.

Well, too much sweating will cause the fluid dry and sticky, so it can't be streamed and gathers to be sputa plus clogs the airway. Clogged airway causes shortness of breath and coughing. Then, the proliferation of germs can cause bronchitis and pneumonia.

For the short-term healing, it can be done by diluting and removing phlegm by using tools and medications, or commonly known as vapor inhalation. The problem is, how long sputum will continue diluted and aspirated through inhalation.

There's a more rational, long-term, physiological, and easy way by preventing excessive sweating. Drink lots would be in vain if the room was stuffy because it'd come out again through sweat. Understandably, the air in tropical countries is very humid so we're very easy to sweat.

Water vapor that comes out when you exhale reaches 11 times more than the inhaled air when breathing. Thus, in the room lack of ventilation, the air will be more humid, increase the carbon dioxide, and decrease the oxygen so that the body becomes very weak. Diseases are rampant.

To overcome this, the room not air-conditioned should always be open so that the fresh air from outside can enter. The fan is useless if there's no fresh air from outside that enters into the room. Avoid cigarette smoke that contains many monoxides that can't be cleaned by the A/C and beat oxygen into the blood cells.

So, just choose, a short-term or long-term completion.

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