‘Am I allergic to my own sweat?’ GP Dr Rosemary Leonard answers

A reader asks: I have recently had several episodes where my skin has come out in large itchy red blotches, like hives. I’ve realised it happens after I have been playing hockey and become hot and sweaty. The last time this happened I felt a bit faint as well. Could I be allergic to my … Read more

Nine in 10 women left ’embarrassed’ – after experiencing normal female symptoms in public

Nine in 10 women have felt “embarrassed” after experiencing a female health symptom in public, according to research. A study, of more than 4,000 women, found 89 percent have been left feeling uncomfortable and self-conscious by the likes of hot flushes, heightened emotions, excessive sweating, severe period pain, or leaks, while around others. These “Public … Read more

16 Best Antiperspirant Deodorant for Women 2023 to Minimize Odor

Editor Tip: Swipe it on ahead of high-stress days, whether you have a big presentation, a job interview, or when you have a sneaking suspicion that you’re going to be proposed to. Key Ingredients: Aluminum sesquichlorohydrate, castor oil | Who It’s For: Stress sweaters, heavy B.O. Best Liquid Antiperspirant: Clinique Antiperspirant-Deodorant Roll-On Clinique Antiperspirant-Deodorant Roll-On … Read more