Causes Of Hyperhidrosis and How To Treat It

stop sweating so muchExcessive sweating can be caused by a lot of things. So what are the causes? We’ll get to that in a minute, first, a little overview about sweating. Sweating is a normal function of the body in order to get rid of toxins and also to cool it down. Everyone sweats but some sweat more than others and this is called hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating. How to stop sweating?

We sweat when the body is overheating. People with hyperhidrosis sweat even when they are absolutely doing nothing. This can be worsened when the temperature changes, when they feel anxious or when they exert physical effort.

This condition can be caused by a hidden health condition like diabetes or heart problems. The other causes of hyperhidrosis are spicy foods, caffeine, alcohol, low blood sugar, overactive sweat glands and many more.

If you have hyperhidrosis, you should not worry because there are many treatment options out there. The best and most recommended is to try to get rid of your excessive sweating using natural methods. This method is best because it will get rid of your hyperhidrosis permanently and at the same time, you will become more healthy. It is also very economical because you don’t have to shell out a lot of money.

You need to control your diet and avoid foods or drinks that can cause sweating like spicy foods, alcohol and caffeine. You also need to consume water regularly because this helps the body to cool down. There are lots more you can do so for a more complete guide, you can visit

Other treatment options for your excessive sweating are antiperspirants, iontophoresis, botox and lastly, surgery. Antiperspirants are the first line of treatment for hyperhidrosis. This is applied to the area where the excessive sweating occurrs. This is temporary so you need to apply it to the skin regularly.

Iontophoresis is a device where you submerge the hands or the feet or both, in a tray that is filled with tap water. The device sends electric currents to disrupt the sweating in that area.

Botox are injections that are quite successful in preventing sweat from coming out. It is very painful and expensive though. It’s effects also lasts around 6 months so when the sweating returns you just have to have another injection.

Surgery is the last option for people experiencing hyperhidrosis. You need to go to a doctor and have him explain to you the pros and cons of having surgery but make sure that the doctor that you choose is highly experienced as you don’t want to have accidents to happen.

Sweating can be healed or prevented so if you suffer from it, you should not waste any time and have it treated.


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