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How Much Sweat is Too Much? – Dr. Michele Bosworth

Sweating is your body’s central air conditioning system. As you get hot, the heat is transferred out of you body via sweat glands that create perspiration that evaporates or that you wipe away. But some people perspire much too heavily, leading to discomfort, embarrassment and in some cases, loss of essential body minerals. The clinical name for this condition is hyperhidrosis and the U.T. Health Science Center at Tyler’s Dr. Michele Bosworth answers questions on the subject in this post to HealthConnection.TV.

Is it possible for someone to sweat too much? (first question)

What causes excessive sweating? (skip to 1:00)

Can sweating too much be dangerous? (skip to 1:23)

Is hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, hereditary? (skip to 1:44)

Can children develop hyperhidrosis? (skip to 2:04)

What are the best over-the-counter antiperspirants for treating hyperhidrosis? (skip to 2:17)

How is hyperhidrosis treated clinically? (skip to 3:04)

Latent Tuberculosis – Dr. David Griffith

Latent tuberculosis is more common than you might think. As many as one of every 20 people are carrying the TB organism in their bodies without ill effect and without symptoms. But without warning, these latent TB organisms can trigger a full case of tuberculosis. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, U.T. Health Science Center at Tyler pulmonologist Dr. David Griffith answers questions about latent tuberculosis.

What is latent tuberculosis? (first question)

What are the symptoms of latent tuberculosis? (skip to 1:34)

How common is latent tuberculosis? (skip to 2:16)

How do you get latent tuberculosis and is it contagious? (skip to 3:19)

Does having latent tuberculosis mean you will automatically develop symptomatic tuberculosis? (skip to 4:08)

How is latent tuberculosis diagnosed? (skip to 5:15)

How is latent tuberculosis treated? (skip to 6:28)

Are the medications for treating latent tuberculosis generally well-tolerated by patients? (skip to 7:22)

Since latent tuberculosis isn’t contagious, does it even need to be treated? (skip to 7:53)

Is latent tuberculosis curable? (skip to 9:12)