Excessive sweating, also referred to as hyperhidrosis refers to abnormally increased sweating and/or perspiration. Although the condition can be generalized, it often affects localized areas of the body, such as the hands, feet or underarms. Hyperhidrosis can affect both genders equally. Although individuals can begin suffering from it at any age, it usually manifests at the time of puberty.
Excessive sweating is the result of overactive sweat glands. This usually indicates a problem with the body’s sympathetic nervous system. The condition can occur as a result of the following:
Hyperhidrosis can be embarrassing for those who suffer from it. If left untreated, it can have real social and emotional consequences. The good news is that there is help out there. Effective treatments include and are not limited to:
Many private health insurance plans cover the cost of treatment for hyperhidrosis.
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