Dr Oz: Surprising Reasons You’re Sweating Through Your Clothes
Dr Oz showed off his sweaty armpits, because he is tired of having to hide them. He said that many of us are sweating excessively and don’t know what to do about it. Could your favorite drinks, your bra material, or even OTC medication be making you sweat?
Did you know that genetics, weight, gender, and more can influence the way we sweat? Women have more sweat glands than men, even though men sweat more. Find out what Dr Oz taught us about how to manage sweat.
Dr Oz: Drinking Alcohol Causes Sweating
Drinking alcohol, such as wine or a cocktail, is a fairly common cause of sweating. Alcohol tells the brain that you are hot, unlike drinking water, which cools the body.
Drinking alcohol makes the brain think the body is hot, causing you to sweat. “Even when it’s not hot outside, when you drink, you feel like it’s hot,” he said. His trick to prevent this is to drink a glass of water between each cocktail.
Dr Oz: Bra Material Causes Sweating
What kind of bra do you wear every day? They can be made of different kinds of material, and certain fabric could be making you sweat. According to Dr Oz, your bra could be sabotaging them.
Dr Oz did a hospital grade sweat test with a woman from the audience. She wore a cotton glove on one hand and a nylon glove on the other. This test showed that the hand wearing the nylon glove sweated a lot more.
Choose more breathable fabrics to prevent excessive sweating.
Dr Oz: Cold & Flu Medication Causes Sweating
Finally, Dr Oz revealed that cold and flu medicine can have the side effect of making you sweat. If you want to avoid this problem when you have to take over the counter medication, watch out for these two ingredients:
Now you know some ways you can help yourself sweat less and feel better when you are out in public.
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