Do you have to wipe your palms every time you encounter a hand shake or does sweat soak through your clothes without having done any exercise or having stayed in hot weather? If yes, then this may be time you consult a doctor.
Because frequent and heavy sweating can be a sign of medical condition, known as hyperhidrosis.
Unlike normal perspiration which is produced when the body is hot, hyperhidrosis is characterized by the excessive production of sweat, even when the body is cool.
Two types of Hyperhidrosis are responsible for heavy sweating.
1. Primary hyperhidrosis:
It is a rare disorder characterized by excessive sweating on the
-Palms of the hands,
-Soles of the feet,
-In the armpits (axillary)
-In the groin area, and/or under the breasts.
2. Secondary hyperhidrosis:
The person sweats too much because of an underlying health condition as well as due to social and/or physical stress.
Causes of primary Hyperhidrosis: Sweating due to primary hyperhidrosis happens because the nerves responsible for signaling your sweat glands become overactive, even though they haven’t been triggered by physical activity or a rise in temperature.
With stress or nervousness, the problem becomes even worse. This type usually affects your palms and soles and sometimes your face.
Causes of secondary Hyperhidrosis: Your health conditions are responsible for Secondary Hyperhidrosis.
-Injury in spinal cord
-Hyperthyroidism – an overactive thyroid gland
Treatment: One of the most effective and proven Hyperhidrosis Treatment in Delhi is an injection of a protein preparation into the problem area, normally your forehead or underarms.
In small doses the protein relaxes the nerves that supply the eccrine glands, preventing them from producing sweat.
Results: Following your Hyperhidrosis treatments, you’ll benefit from a reduction in sweating in the area treated. This will last for approximately six months.