As we already know, sweating happens after making physical efforts, being stressed or standing in the heat – but why does it happen after 40 years old? Well, menopause can be a reason, but sweating more than usual at a certain age has other causes. Let’s check them out.
Low blood sugar is one of the most common causes of sweating, says Hratch Karanoukian, MD, who specializes in hyperhidrosis, or excess sweating. Not all cases of low blood sugar mean you have diabetes, but you are at additional risk for the condition by the time you reach your mid-40s.