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How to Treat Hyperhydrosis

Sweating profusely can cause you embarrassment especially when it was not expected. Sweating occurs to normal people when there are high temperatures, or one has done a vigorous physical exercise. Sweating can also occur at inconvenient times when there are no regular triggers. The triggers can cause one to sweat profusely on the hands, feet, underarms and this can happen many times a day.

Different people sweat differently depending on the reaction of the sweat triggers. Hyperhydrosis is the scientific word used to refer to the excessive sweating. The cause of the excessive sweating is not yet established although immediately you realize this is the case you need to go to the hospital. When the body is faced with danger the vegetative nervous system prepares the body for reactions when you are faced with danger. The vegetative system will regulate the sweat production. The the body can react differently to the different situation. When you notice that you are sweating you can keep a record to see if it forms a pattern. There are different reasons why your body can react by sweating which include, stressful situation, or you might have a different reaction to certain types of foods.

The sweating, therefore, occurs as a result of some reactions or certain triggers. When you look closely you will notice that the sweating forms a pattern and when they occur. Some people sweat when they are sleeping which is quite unfortunate because they don’t have control over what happens. This is a sympathetic nervous system reaction to the situations which are imagined can cause sweating. We have the genetic hyperhidrosis as one of the two types of sweating disorder. The other kind of hyperhidrosis is caused by anxiety disorder, control disorders, menopause, heart or the lung diseases and many others.

One of the treatments is to use the aluminum chloride, which helps in blocking the sweat glands. It is very effective, and with time you might not need to use it.

Another type of treatment is using the aluminum chloride based products to manage the excessive sweating. The oral medications work only in mild cases to moderate severity only.

The other method used is the iontophoresis which is a process where electrical charge is usually used to treat the sweaty hands and also the feet. This process is reliable to treat severe cases.

The underarm sweating is treated through the Botulinum toxin injections. This method is approved. Excess Sweating can also be treated through the surgery process. It can cause complications after the surgery and other parts of your body.

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