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How can I increase sweating?

How can I increase sweating?

Hydration, exercise: Sweating is the body's way of cooling off. If you want to sweat more, you should exercise, especially in a warm and humid environment, and keep yourself well hydrated so there is enough fluid to sweat. There are a few rare conditions in which sweat is inhibited - so if you cannot sweat under any circumstance, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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Does losing weight lead to increased or less sweating?

Does losing weight lead to increased or less sweating?

Increase of sweating: Or decreased sweating should relative to effort you do when you are over weight you have to increase the effort to do things and vice versa. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Increased sweating?

What is the definition or description of: Increased sweating?

Increased sweating: Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than is needed for regulation of body temperature. ...Read more

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Does CRPS cause increased sweating or no sweating?

Does CRPS cause increased sweating or no sweating?

CRPS or RSD: Yes.: CRPS has different stages of illness. Excessive sweating or less sweating are possible symptoms. In CRPS the autonomic system (nerve control for numerous body functions) is altered or sick. CRPS can cause change in skin color, temperature, sweating, hair growth, osteoporosis, muscle atrophy, skin hypersensitivity and variety of possible symptoms. Please speak to your Doctor for treatments options ...Read more

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Respected sir, my foot is not sweating at all and it is dry always. How to increase sweat in my foot?

Respected sir, my foot is not sweating at all and it is dry always. How to increase sweat in my foot?

You can't: But you can add moisture to skin. You can use over-the-counter moisturizers regularly (up to twice a day), or you might need prescribed medications that are urea or ammonium lactate based. Good luck. ...Read more

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I read that if you go 24hours with no fluid to increase sweating this can reduce swelling in tonsillitis... Winter &how we store water is different?

I read that if you go 24hours with no fluid to increase sweating this can reduce swelling in tonsillitis... Winter &how we store water is different?

Don't: Your body needs fluids always.
Restricting fluids is very seldom wise.
It will worsen tonsillitis in your body needs fluids to flush toxins produced by the pathogen that caused the infection. ...Read more

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I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

Night Sweats: Night sweats can result from a number of different causes. Having too many blankets on the bed and menopause are common causes. In other cases, night sweats may be due to medical conditions. For instance, influenza, hiv/aids, hepatitis (liver inflammation), and endocarditis (infection of the heart lining) are all associated with night sweats. In addition, severe illnesses, such as cancer and tuber. ...Read more

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Any possible link between digestive issues and increased sweating? I.E. If one is constipated, maybe sweats more? Or is there no relation? Thank you

Any possible link between digestive issues and increased sweating? I.E. If one is constipated, maybe sweats more? Or is there no relation? Thank you

Can happen: Conditions that cause discomfort can trigger nonspecific stress hormone & Adrenalin release that can result in more sweating. Constipation falls into that category. I have seen a rare patient with true stool retention problems that developed body sweats & a 103 temp that disappeared after an enema. ...Read more

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I've had a constant variable intensity headache for 3 weeks now, am sweating at night & increased skin picking - is my 100mg Sertraline causing this?

I've had a constant variable intensity headache for 3 weeks now, am sweating at night & increased skin picking - is my 100mg Sertraline causing this?

Headache from drug?: It is possible. Common side effects of this medication include: headache, insomnia, anxiety, and rash. You should consult the dr who prescribed this drug and tell them your symptoms. It is possible you could switch to another drug with fewer side effects, if your dr recommends it. Never discontinue psych meds without discussing with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Saw my doc for increasin anx issues every morning I wakeup shakeing/ shiverin n increased sweating same time doc say take my meds ill b fine any ideas?

Saw my doc for increasin anx issues every morning I wakeup shakeing/ shiverin n increased sweating same time doc say take my meds ill b fine any ideas?

Anxiety may express: In many ways. Ptsd may produce nightmares during the night or upon awakening. Possibly you have withdrawal in the morning and need medication supplementation before bedtime. Maybe you suffer sleep apnea which causes symptoms similar to anxiety. The best way is to work out with therapist to modify response to anxiety and prevent further symptoms, and stick with psychiatrist's recommendations. ...Read more

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I am suffering increased heart rate, heat flushes, sweating and speaking problem each time I speak in public. I feel so embarrassed?

I am suffering increased heart rate, heat flushes, sweating and speaking problem each time I speak in public. I feel so embarrassed?

Performance Anxiety: Or stage fright. It is a very common problem that is very treatable. Make an appt with your local doctor. They can give you medications like lose dose beta blockers propranolol or an anti anxiety medication. Often behavior therapy can be very helpful and you may not need meds. ...Read more

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Just after a week I joined gym there has increase in the pimples on my face. I guess this is due to sweating. Please sugest any advive or cream..

Just after a week I joined gym there has increase in the pimples on my face. I guess this is due to sweating. Please sugest any advive or cream..

GYM AND ACNE: DID YOU DRINK ANY SHAKES?
THESE NEW SHAKES, CONTAINING WHEY AND OTHER PRODUCTS CAN CAUSE ACNE.
HAS YOUR DIET CHANGED?
WASH YOUR FACE WITH AN ACNE WASH AND APPLY A BENZOYL PEROXIDE CREAM ON YOUR FACE AT NIGHT.
SEE IF THAT WORKS. . . ...Read more

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I have an itchy scalp and two small bumps at the bottom of my head on either side. Could this be allergy related since it is fall? I have been sweating a lot as well due to increase in exercise. Skin on body itches as well.

I have an itchy scalp and two small bumps at the bottom of my head on either side. Could this be allergy related since it is fall? I have been sweating a lot as well due to increase in exercise. Skin on body itches as well.

Sounds more: Like an infected scalp and the "lumps" may be enlarged lymph glands which drain the scalp!
A "hands on" exam is indicated and an anti-dandruff
shampoo with a course of oral antibiotics may be indicated!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing a sore and distended jugular, fatigue, extreme sweating, chills, and increased urination. Could this be something serious?

I am experiencing a sore and distended jugular, fatigue, extreme sweating, chills, and increased urination. Could this be something serious?

Yes: It could be serious if you really mean jugular (neck vein) and at any rate you have some kind of infection, possibly urinary. Please see your clinician. ...Read more

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Can amitriptyline cause increased sweating? On 10mg for a month and I've noticed I feel hot (no fever) and sweating. Thyroid normal. Hypochondriac.

Can amitriptyline cause increased sweating? On 10mg for a month and I've noticed I feel hot (no fever) and sweating. Thyroid normal. Hypochondriac.

Diaphoresis: Yes one of the side effects of Amitriptyline can cause diaphoresis or increase sweating. There are also other causes. I recommend talking to your pcp. ...Read more