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Topic: Sweat Glands

Many people affected by ectodermal dysplasia have hypohidrosis, meaning they do not perspire normally. This article addresses the frequently asked questions about it and overheating:

  • What are the signs?
  • Can brain damage occur because of overheating?
  • Will Children Who Can Not Perspire Know Whether Or Not They Are Overheating?
  • Can Individuals Affected By Hypohidrosis Participate In Sports?
  • Does The Need For Cooling Change Over Time?
  • Should We Move To A Cooler Climate?
  • Should The Child’s School Be Air-Conditioned?

It also discusses cooling products, vests and gives 15 tips for staying cool.

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