Hyperhidrosis is a true medical condition affecting about 3% of the population, although many people go undiagnosed. The condition most commonly presents itself on the hands, feet, underarms, head and face. There is good news for people suffering from hyperhidrosis.
SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
Visible sweating: When you are not exerting yourself, do you often see beads of sweat on your skin or have sweat-soaked clothing? Do you sweat when you’re sitting?
Sweating interferes with everyday activities: Does sweating cause difficulty holding a pen, walking, or turning a doorknob? Does sweat drip heavily on to your papers or computer?
Skin turns soft, white, and peels in certain areas: Does your skin stay wet for long periods?
Skin infections: Do you get frequent skin infections on the parts of your body that sweat heavily? Athlete’s foot and jock itch are common skin infections