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Being Overweight Causes Sweating
Yes: There are a few reasons for this. Someone 210 lb (i.e. 15 stone) is doing the work of someone 140 lb (10 stone), but carrying a 70 lb (5 stone) sack. More work=more energy=more heat. Also, fat cells are living cells that produce heat. The more cells you have, the more heat you produce, and the more you may have to sweat to dissipate excess heat. This is true at rest as well as with activity. ...Read more
How do I stop excessive sweating? Im not overweight but i sweat a lot. Underarms, hands, chest, face, back and other areas even my head. Help
I'm hot in the day, cool at night. No night sweats, i'm 27 and overweight. What is happening to me?
Not abnormal: This doesn't sound like a disease to me. We all have different subjective perception of ideal temperature which can vary by physical and metaboic activity, both of which produce heat. I suggest you make minor adjustments to your clothing to suit your comfort and keep a small fan handy for use when needed. ...Read more
Is it normal to sweat allot when outta shape and over weIght I'm cleaning ny house and sweating badly?
Reoccurent temps of 98.8, night sweats ( i'm on zoloft) sweats and chills. I'm over weight. Swollen lymph nodes throughout neck under 2cm for 2yrs ?
Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families. It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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