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Sweats A Lot (Overview)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people normally do not sweat.


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My wife sweats a lot all year round?

My wife sweats a lot all year round?

Types of sweat: Different reasons for and types of sweating. The sweating exclusive to the groin and armpits reflects emotion: for instance anxiety and sexual arousal. The sweating that occurs away from these areas is more related to cooling the body, much the way a radiator cools a car. Generally more sweating in heavier individuals, because fat acts as an insulator for heat accumulated with exertion. ...Read more

Sweats A Lot (Overview)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people normally do not sweat.


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My wife sweats a lot all year round but not in bed.

My wife sweats a lot all year round  but not in bed.

Excessive sweating: While excessive sweating can be common as a vasomotor symptom of the post menopausal woman, also consider conditions such as Insulin resistance and hyperthyroidism as metabolic reasons for excessive sweating. ...Read more

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My two month baby sweats a lot, is this gud?

My two month baby sweats a lot, is this gud?

Sweating: Have your baby evaluated by your pediatrician. He may have a heart problem. ...Read more

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My 1yr old sweats a lot at night recently. Normal?

Night sweats: There are many reasons for night sweats from overdressing to congenital heart disease. Discuss the problem with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Does someone who sweats a lot need more water than usual?

Does someone who sweats a lot need more water than usual?

Yes: You need to replenish what you are losing, otherwise, you will dehydrate. Sweating can be the obvious sign of water lose, but when you breath more deeply during exercise, you also lose a lot of moisture in breathing. ...Read more

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What is the best antiperspirant for someone who sweats a lot?

What is the best antiperspirant for someone who sweats a lot?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...Read more

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Feels too much heat even when it's not that hot and sweats a lot. Is this a problem?

Vague: Not enough information. Your DR will determine if you are sick, if you have overactive thyroid, hyperhidrosis, etc. Are you very heavy? Losing weight? Fevers? Tremors? etc ...Read more

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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people ...Read more