Home > Lifestyle > Woman > Your body Updated 29 October 2013 Summer? No sweat. Summer is here, and that means more sunlight, longer days and more time to do what you feel like doing. 0 Image supplied ~ Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid Just because you’ll be doing more, doesn’t mean you should be sweating more. Let’s face it, for many of us, sweating is a common hassle. Sure, a light glow on the forehead isn’t the worst thing in the world, but many ladies suffer from excessive sweating, to the point where we often keep a spare top in our handbags. (You know... just in case.)Why women sweatIt’s quite simple – sweating is our body’s way of adjusting our internal body temperature. When we sweat, it’s actually just our body cooling down. Heat, exercise, stress, anxiety, hormonal changes and even eating certain types of food can all cause us to sweat.While it may be natural, excessive sweating - also called “hyperhidrosis” - can be quite embarrassing and can often put a serious spanner in our social, sporting and work life.If you’ve been dreading the approaching warmer temperatures however - fear not - as Shield for Women has recently launched its Clinical Protection range. As the name suggests, it’s been clinically proven to help protect you from those moments of excessive sweating, whatever the cause. Unapologetically strong, it offers odour and wetness protection for heavy sweating and is clinically verified to provide more than 2 times the protection of a basic antiperspirant. How it worksWe won’t bore you with too many details, but all you need to know is that Shield Clinical Protection uses revolutionary TRIsolid™ body responsive technology which contains 3 important components: Clinical strength wetness protection (leaving you with dry underarms)Patented encapsulated odour–fighting technology (leaving you smelling fresh)Skin moisturising ingredient (leaving you with soft, healthy skin)How to use itTo get the most out of Shield Clinical Protection, it’s advised that you use it at night before going to bed*. This is because while the body rests, your skin is more receptive to the TRIsolid™ formula, which leads to a deep layer of protection forming which is effective throughout the next day, even after a shower. When using the product for the first time, turn the dial to the right several times until the product appears on the top surface of the applicator. The recommended dose is 2 clicks per underarm. Other than that, always apply to dry skin, store the product in a cool, dry place and get ready to say goodbye to wet, uncomfortable underarms. Do:More this summer, with a helping hand from Shield Clinical Protection.Visit Shield for more details and pick up some Shield Clinical Protection at your nearest store.*Shield Clinical Protection can also be applied in the morning NEXT ON HEALTH24X Experience a contact lens that feels like nothing 2016-10-24 12:49 More: WomanYour body advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?