You've met plenty of smelly adults, especially if you like to hit the gym or spend time outside in the summer. But you'll probably never meet a baby with B.O. How old do you have to be before the stink kicks in?
Sweat is a necessary evil, and when it melts your makeup, runs into your eyes and leaves marks on your clothes, you've definitely grumbled. What's worse than a little perspiration? Sweating blood, among other things.
Sweat bumps have several different names, but one thing in common: They can be pretty annoying. While they may not require a trip to the doctor's office, anything that makes you sweat, like jogging or gardening, can put you at risk for sweat bumps.
Cystic fibrosis is the most common inherited disease in the United States and usually develops during the first year of life. Early detection is possible, thanks to a fairly simple and inexpensive test that measures the sodium and chloride in sweat.
You're sitting in a conference room and soon, your manager will call on you to give a presentation. Your heart is pounding, and all you can think about is the spreading wetness under your arms. Why does a stressful situation result in perspiration?
The more we learn about the so-called toxins housed in our bodies, the more the concept of "sweating them out" sounds like a good idea. But can that hot yoga class really give your system a fresh start?
If you're like most men, you'd rather ignore the pain than go to the doctor and talk about pain "down there." But in many cases, trying to pretend the pain away could mean worsening your problem -- even to the point of needing your testicles removed.
Would you jump off a bridge if all your friends did? What if your friends were all circumcising their sons? See if there's a medical reason for slicing off foreskin -- or if we're nurturing an outdated, barbaric practice.
Everyone loves smooth, clean-shaven skin, but a close shave is the biggest cause of unsightly and painful razor bumps that can also lead to scarring. Learn about preventing razor bumps by adding a few simple steps to your shaving routine.