Dear Doctor, I’m sweating buckets… help!

Dear Doctor, I’m sweating buckets… help!

Let's be honest, sweat is an issue for most of us. But for many unlucky people, it's a real problem and that's for guys as well as girls. There is a name for being very sweaty, hyperhidrosis. We are talking April showers in the middle of July, out of control sweating on your face, hands, chest, back, feet and armpits. I want to talk today about what could be causing excess sweating and how you can manage it to avoid those dreaded sweat patches....

Dear Doctor, Is the Mediterranean diet the healthiest diet?

Dear Doctor, Is the Mediterranean diet the healthiest diet?

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with adverts and social media posts, it can be hard to know what diet we should be following. I want to talk about the Mediterranean diet. A lot of research has shown that the people living in places like Greece and southern Italy who follow the local diet are healthier than the average person. On the whole they have less heart problems, less diabetes, less blood pressure problems and lower cholesterol. So surely they must be doing something right!