Archive for July, 2014

Heat Rash, Chafing and Yeast Rashes

Heat rash, also called miliaria, is a common summertime woe for those young and old. Anyone out enjoying the weather in a humid area will experience dampness on their skin and clothing caused by the inability of sweat to properly dry when there is too much moisture in the air. What actually happens in the body is an entrapment of sweat under the upper layers of skin. The sweat glands become blocked and blister-like pustules filled with this unpassed sweat are trapped.