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I work out five or six days a week, I'm in pretty good shape. I'm not overweight either. However I sweat profusely whenever I exercise, within a few minutes of starting, and the sweat just pours off my body. This has been going on for years.

All the information on hyperhidrosis I can find focuses on localized sweating in the armpits, not full body sweating like I experience. The only thing I can think of is that since I was born I can't breathe through my nose at all due to an anatomical issue. Could this be the cause of my sweating?

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No it's highly unlikely. Sweating has a lot to do with your natural physiology, internal temperature and the climate. You should still be able to get sufficient oxygen just by breathing through your mouth.

Either way, you could work on opening up your nose by cleaning it regularly. Doing so in a hot shower helps since the heat will cause vasodilation and your sinus will open up more. More specifically you can do nasal irrigation.

Finally, capsicum and other spices cause vasodilatation and can help.

Of course none of this will help if your nose is completely blocked but you can get improvement if you have something like deviated septum.

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