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According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, an independent, non-profit global organization, about 3% of Americans suffer from hyperhidrosis, a medical condition that causes excessive sweating in the underarms and other places and can affect people's emotional, social and functional lives.
Caffeine, nicotine and some medicines can also cause excessive sweating.
Excessive sweating could also be a symptom of underlying diseases or conditions such as hyperthyroidism ( the condition where the thyroid gland produces excess thyroid hormone) and hypoglycemia ( low blood sugar level).
Between 5% and 14% of patients on a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) develop drug-induced excessive sweating.
Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis can be a distressing problem for more people than you think - 43% of men and 37% of women surveyed believe that they sweat more than normal.
A new treatment has been approved for excessive sweating, which a team of researchers reports is surprisingly common.
The Multispecialty Working Group on the Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis issued a consensus recommendation on the diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis (PFH), the excessive sweating that can occur in the axillae, palms, soles, or craniofacial region, Dr.
This supports previous clinical observations that hypoglycemia can be accompanied by excessive sweating.
The main reasons women cited for starting to use it were relief of hot flashes or excessive sweating (36% of women), relief of other types of symptoms (26%), hysterectomy (21%) and health promotion (17%).
Excessive sweating not caused by emotional or physical activity is called hyperhidrosis, and it can be caused by any number of things.
I have been suffering for years from excessive sweating.
After he explained that the substance can cause excessive sweating and vomiting, is part of acid rain, can cause severe burns in its gaseous form, has been found in tumors in terminal cancer patients, and that its accidental inhalation can kill you, 43 out of 50 respondents favored a ban.