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Body Quirks Directory
Our bodies do some strange things, from hiccups to a charley horse. We over-sweat and grow unibrows. The causes for these quirks vary widely, but most of these symptoms are harmless. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes weird things the body does, how to treat them, and much more.
Hiccup Causes: Why You Get Hiccups
Everyone’s had them, but do you know where hiccups come from? Learn why these funny sounds sometimes happen.
Muscle Spasms, Cramps, and Charley Horse: Causes and Treatments
WebMD explains muscle spasms, cramps and charley horses, including symptoms, causes and treatments.
Excessive Sweating: Could a Doctor Help?
WebMD explains hyperhidrosis - excessive sweating - and how the condition can be treated.
An Overview of Hyperhidrosis, or Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common disorder which produces a lot of unhappiness. Learn more from WebMD about treatment options.
How to Handle Embarrassing Body Problems
Experts offer tips for managing embarrassing body conditions, such as burping, intestinal gas, overactive bladder, and a growling stomach.
How Much Sweating Is Too Much?
To sweat is natural and healthy. Sweat helps cool the body. But excessive sweating can pose problems.
Excessive Sweating: A Sticky Subject
WebMD goes to the experts to find out what may cause this embarrassing yet common condition and what can be done to treat it.
Video: Body Quirks
Your body does a lot of weird stuff, from twitching to your foot falling asleep.
Surgery Helps Patients Stay Dry
After living with excessive sweating for 20 years, see how one young woman woke up from surgery completely dry.
Underarm Sweat Treatments
Learn about the nonsurgical options for excessive underarm sweating.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: The Science Behind Weird Body Quirks
Who hasn't had an ice cream brain freeze, or been awakened by the pain of a charley horse? What's behind these weird body quirks, anyway? Find out.
Slideshow: Fascinating Facts About Your Body
In this slideshow, you’ll learn the good, the bad, and the ugly about your body, including some things you’ll wish you never knew.
17 Oral Health & Mouth Problems
Sores, painful gums, bad breath -- what’s going on in your mouth? Found out with our slideshow of the most common mouth problems.
Slideshow: Embarrassing Beauty Questions
You're not vain for wanting to banish bumpy skin, bad breath, or a "unibrow." We have straight answers on how to fix 18 pesky beauty problems.