The Components of Sweat – What is the problem?
There are many reasons why people sweat too much. There are many components of sweat problems. But sweat in itself is not a problem. It is when it becomes so prolific that you then have to look at the problem. Sweat can be caused by sitting in the sun and by having a good workout at your local gym. But you can also sweat through the pressure and stress of work.
If you have deadlines to complete and presentations to make then you can end up sweating more than you want. There is a point however when some people find that sweating is a huge part of their life and they can hardly do anything without worrying about if they are going to sweat.
The level of these sweat problems can vary from an occasional annoyance in certain conditions. For others however it can really become the dominating factor in their lives. Sweat does not have an odour of its own but when it comes into contact with bacteria on your skin then the bacteria will start to smell. This is why the common misconception is that sweat is smelly.
Sweat will also cause stains or clothing and bedding. For some people just walking across a room to meet someone will cause them to sweat too much. At this level you need to find some help for the problem.
What Type Of Sweat Problem Do You Have
Before you can decide how to treat excess sweat you need to diagnose what type of sweating problem you have. Here are some of the main ones.
- Sweaty Hands
- Night Sweating
- Feet Sweating
- Under Arm Sweating
- Facial Sweating
- Teenage Sweating
- Upper Body Sweating
And Here are some of the possible causes of sweat.
- Drinking Too Much Alcohol
- Eating Hot and Spicy Food
- Being in a hot place
- Over Exercising.
As you can see there are lots of different possible scenarios that can contribute to your sweat issues. There is no “one size fits all” in terms of cause and effect. This also means that there is no one solution to your sweating problem..
Treating Your Sweat Problem
There are the obvious answers such as regular washing and using deodorant. I find that what I wear makes a difference. Natural fabrics that breathe help. I also try to live life in such a way that I do not put myself under pressure or stress. Easier said than done. You doctor may be able to help but that is quite rare. The medical professionals often do not see sweat as a major issue. The best solution I have found is a book called Stop Sweating and Start Living. This shows you how to improve your life and deal with the excess sweating.