Everyone sweats. That's just a fact. And when temperatures are hovering around 90 degrees not to mention the humidity factor , sweating the minute you step outside is inevitable. After all, it is the body's way to regulate its own temperature. But there are certain people who deal with another kind of sweating. This perspiration happens year-round, even when the conditions don't make sense.
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Sweating can sometimes seem annoying, but it is important to remember that it is through sweating that the body is able to cool itself when it gets too hot. Without the ability to sweat, a medical condition called anhidrosis , the body can overheat and even develop heatstroke, a life-threatening condition. That being said, in some individuals, excessive sweating—also known as hyperhidrosis —can be an issue. While it is not harmful, it can be embarrassing and frustrating to deal with, especially as a teen in school. Sweaty underarms, foreheads, faces, palms, and feet are on the common side in teens and preteens.
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Sweating is a natural part of puberty , a time when sweat glands become more active and the body produces more hormones. Given the fact that sweating is something everyone experiences, perhaps even more so during adolescence, how would you know if your teen is having problems with it? While fairly common, the condition can be embarrassing and impact everyday activities, from holding a pen to turning a doorknob. Emotional problems, including social isolation and decreased confidence, can occur.
Asking your crush out for the first time. Failing your first test. Prom night. Between navigating puberty and the pitfalls of high school, as a teenager you experience many sweaty, nervous, cringe-worthy moments. Your teenage years are difficult enough without having to sweat through them, too.