Entries by Alli Truttmann

Excessive Sweating and Heart Conditions

Excessive Sweating and Heart Conditions Excessive sweating and heart conditions are often linked, as sweating without physical exertion is often an indicator of stress on the body. When excessive sweating is due to an underlying medical condition such as a heart attack, angina or subacute endocarditis it is called secondary hyperhidrosis. If excessive sweating is associated with tightness in the chest, left arm, […]

Can the thyroid cause night sweats? How sweating and thyroid dysfunction may be related.

Are you often revved up, sweaty, or anxious? Your thyroid gland could be to blame for an increase in your sweat production. This great regulator of your body’s metabolism and your mind sometimes goes haywire — particularly in women. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck, produces hormones that control the […]