feet

If you’re wearing closed toe-shoes during the day, you should wear socks — clean and dry socks that you should change every day. The best socks for feet prone to sweating are breathable and wick moisture such as wool, bamboo, and other anti-bacterial materials. Sweat itself has no odor, but it creates an environment where…

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If the weather is intolerably hot, it is normal to sweat. The thing is, people with the condition called hyperhidrosis may experience too much sweating that moisture may drip from their palm. The condition causes profuse sweating even without apparent reason. There are even cases when a patient sweats even under water. It can be…

Senior Airman Kevin Iinuma poors water over his head to cool off after exercising outside Wilford Hall Medical Center July 5. Exercising in extreme heat is not recommended and certain precautions should be taken to prevent heat related illnesses. Airman Iinuma is a medical photographer for the 59th Medical Wing.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/SSgt Josie Walck)

In a tropical country, a life-threatening condition called heat stroke can also happen to people. This is a very serious injury caused by too much heat. It is a medical emergency that if left untreated can lead to death. Once heat stroke happens to a person, it can cause brain damage and internal organ injury….

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