I have suddenly started sweating profusely over the least amount of exertion. I'm 59, and worked at a very sedentary job for nearly 25 years, was unemployed for a few months and then took a temporary job in a college bookstore where I had to be on my feet and constantly moving. The sweating began slowly during that time and now, two months later, I am dripping wet at the slightest exertion. I've been very active in that I am moving and I've lost enough weight that a pair of jeans that were comfortably snug are now falling off of me. I am on medication for my thyroid (100 mcg Synthroid daily) and for my blood pressure (Diltiazem). I went through the change 10 yrs ago and did have some hot flashes now and then in the past nine months, but this is something completely different. I can't take the garbage out, do the laundry, or change my grandson's diaper without sweating like a horse, and I seem have no noticeable body odor. Since I have no insurance, I can't just run to the doctor to ask.