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No matter what's on the menu, do you sweat profusely when you eat? Or when you simply think about a meal? You may have a unique and distinct form of excessive sweating called gustatory hyperhidrosis or Frey's syndrome. This food-related sweating can be extremely embarrassing, but treatments are available. In fact, Botox injections have been used to provide up to two years of relief from gustatory sweating!Read More
Having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Gaining an extra hour of daylight is a fine beacon of spring, but it’s just another obstacle to getting a solid 8 hours. For millions of us who experience nighttime excessive sweating, the middle-of-the-night awakenings with soaked sheets and sopping pajamas only further detracts from the restorative experience of sleep. What to do?Read More
This morning, I just barely got my daughter to school on time. As I chivvied her to eat her breakfast, brush her teeth, and get dressed, I kept thinking about the letter I’d received from the principal regarding our repeated tardiness. Pretty soon, despite the chill in the spring morning air, I was sweating. When I finally arrived at my own school, where I am a nursing student, I walked into lab to perform an intricate procedure on a mannequin in front of my instructor and classmates and, you guessed it, I was sweating again. Concerned that my classmates would see or worse – smell – my sweat, I got increasingly worked up and sweated some more. Up and down throughout the day the vicious cycle continued. As if life weren’t nerve-wracking enough, my stress-sweat and stress-odor was making me more stressed!Read More
As if stress sweat alone weren’t bad enough, there are many in our community who suffer from stress, depression, and excessive sweating. In fact, excessive sweating is a rather common side-effect of antidepressant medication. So, let’s tackle the pharmaceutical perspiration problem.Read More
If you have excessive underarm sweating you already know it’s uncomfortable, embarrassing, and usually something you have to think about all the time. But it’s easy to lose perspective on how much sweat is actually costing you when you’ve lived with the condition for so long. That’s why we were excited to see the Sweat Cost Calculator developed by the folks who make miraDry. It’s so simple to use, and the results just might surprise you.Read More
You’ve unwrapped your new tech toys and totally fallen in love with them. But could sweaty palms, snowdrift calamities, or hot tub errors wreck havoc on those expensive gifts? Start the New Year off right by protecting your smartphone, tablet, and music player investments from water damage and corrosion due to liquids (like, perspiration!). With a simple mail-in service, Liquipel, in Santa Ana, Calif., will seal your devices with unique non-toxic molecules that protect items inside and out from sweat, snow, puddles, spills, and other liquid accidents. From drippy hands to dunks in the dog bowl, a waterproof coating such as Liquipel’s can keep you covered.Read More