Hyperhidrosis and Symptoms


Hyperhidrosis is the excessive production of sweat or profuse sweating in a person, when compared to the required amount for regulating the temperature of the body. The cause for this is unknown or it can be due to metabolic disorders of medication or illness caused because of fever.

This condition can occur in a person during their childhood or can even occur at the time of adolescence. It can affect any part of the body. The most common areas affected by sweating are as follows.
  • Hands/Palms.
  • Foot
  • Underarms
  • Facial sweating


Types of Hyperhidrosis:

  • Emotionally induced hyperhidrosis
  • Localized hyperhidrosis
  • Generalized hyperhidrosis.

Hyperhidrosis treatment

  • Antiperspirants with aluminum chloride
  • botulinum toxin injections
  • Anticholinergic drugs
  • Antidepressants

Hyperhidrosis treatment

The associated effects or following consequences with Hyperhidrosis can lead to psychological problems like cold, dehydration, clammy hands, and also skin infections.

Many of the persons routine activities gets difficulty due to profuse sweating of the hands, which can also become a challenge in their professional life or career. Some of the patients suffering from the same disease are even suggested not to use knife keeping in my for their weak grip to hold things, that can cause serious injury to the person.