Excessive sweating is a common problem, especially of the palms, armpits and soles. It can be distressing and can have a serious impact on your life.
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common disorder which can cause a great deal of stress and unhappiness. An estimated up to 3% of the British population suffers from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis). Underarm problems tend to start in late adolescence, while palm and sole sweating often begins earlier, around the age of 13 (on average). Untreated, these problems may continue throughout life. Sweating is embarrassing. It stains clothes, can ruin relationships, and complicates business and social interactions. Severe cases can have serious practical consequences, making it hard for people who suffer from it to hold a pen, grip a car steering wheel, or shake hands.
Excessive sweating is a medical condition in which a person sweats much more than needed. The medical name of this condition is hyperhidrosis. Causes Sweating helps the body stay cool. Most people may sweat more when: The temperature is warm, Exercising, Nervous, angry, embarrassed, or afraid