What is Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition of excessive sweating produced by the sweat glands, much more than needed to regulate body temperature. It is a relatively common disease that causes significant discomfort in daily life and affects both men and women.
Hyperhidrosis can significantly affect a person’s quality of life, leading to social discomfort, emotional distress, and embarrassment. Daily activities such as shaking hands, writing, or using electronic devices can be challenging for people who sweat excessively.
Hyperhidrosis can occur in various body parts, such as:
- the palms of the hands
- soles of the feet
- sometimes the face
- other areas.