Hyperhidrosis


Hyperhidrosis

Friday, September 18th, 2009

What is hyperhidrosis?

Simply put, hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating.  The sweat glands secrete abnormally large amounts of perspiration; much more than what is necessary to cool the body.  It can affect any part of the body, but the feet, hands, armpits and groin are most affected, simply because there are more sweat glands in those locations.
hyperhidrosis of the feet

What are the symptoms of hyperhidrosis?

Other than excessive sweating, the problem is often accompanied by psychological symptoms, such as anxiety and/or depression.  Dehydration … Read the Full Article