Sweating is natural. We need to do it tocontrol our body temperature. Excessivesweating, or hyperhidrosis, is a medicalcondition that affects many Canadians.
Many peri-menopausal and postmenopausal women have hot flashes ofheavy sweating. Diabetes, heart failure,anxiety and an overactive thyroid canalso cause sweating.
Some people perspire so much theyshy away from wearing certain clothesbecause they sweat right through them.They might avoid shaking hands or anyother kind of touching.
My Health Alberta (myhealth.
alberta.ca) offers a number of solutions,
including these three:
amount you sweat by lowering
stress in your life.
•;Bathe;one;or;two;times;a;day;withsoap and water. Avoid scrubbingyour skin too much, because thatcan irritate it. Dry your skin wellafter bathing.
•;Use;a;deodorant;with;antiperspirantAnd try putting it on at night beforebed.
“There are solutions,” says plasticsurgeon Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlayof Banff Plastic Surgery, noting thatexcessive sweating can also be treatedwith other non-surgical methods.
For example, miraDry, a new,minimally invasive treatment for peopleages 18 and up, can provide a long-lasting option by destroying the sweatand odour glands in the armpits.“With miraDry, it’s one or two treatmentsand they’re done,” Hall-Findlay says.
Dyspareunia is persistent pain before,during and after intercourse. Vaginismusis involuntary spasms of the muscles inthe vaginal wall that make intercoursepainful.
Many women find intercourse painfulat some point in their lives, for reasonssuch as not having enough lubricationand having an underdeveloped vagina.
Your doctor can help you find ways toeliminate or reduce the pain.
Man, I'm not even giving the
toastand I'm sweating like
this... What's going to happen
when I get married?!
Ladies and Gentlemen,
raise your glass to
the bride and groom.